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Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in the sum of wages and salaries by industry and sector, % (TOL 2008 and S 2012)

  Year-on-year change by three-month period, % 1) Year-on-year change in the latest month, % 1)
01-03/2020 04-06/2020 07-09/2020 10-12/2020 12/2020
A-X Whole economy 2.6 -4.0 -0.5 0.2 0.8
B-E Total industry 1.2 -4.4 -1.7 0.7 4.0
F Construction 3.3 -1.2 0.0 1.2 5.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 3.0 -6.0 0.1 0.6 -0.1
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 4.0 -9.1 -3.3 -3.1 -3.8
K Financial and insurance activities 3.5 2.6 1.0 0.7 0.6
P Education, excl. public sector 3.2 -6.7 0.2 1.4 -0.5
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 7.1 -4.0 4.0 6.2 9.3
OPQ Public sector 0.7 1.8 2.4 2.4 2.1
Private sector 3.6 -5.9 -1.2 -0.2 1.1
1) Year-on-year change compares the value for an examined time period to the value for the corresponding time period twelve months back.

Source: Wage and salary indices, Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.2.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. December 2020, Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in the sum of wages and salaries by industry and sector, % (TOL 2008 and S 2012) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.6.2021].
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