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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)
08-10/2020 11/2020-01/2021 02-04/2021 05-07/2021 07/2021
A-X Whole economy -0.3 -0.6 2.8 8.6 6.5
B-E Total industry -1.7 -0.7 4.5 7.3 6.1
F Construction -0.8 -2.3 1.1 5.6 3.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 0.7 0.2 3.5 9.4 5.7
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total -2.4 -3.9 -0.2 11.9 8.9
K Financial and insurance activities 0.9 1.9 3.6 3.8 5.1
P Education, excl. public sector 1.8 1.5 4.1 11.5 8.9
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 4.8 6.5 5.2 13.2 10.3
OPQ Public sector 1.7 2.2 4.8 6.3 4.7
Private sector -0.8 -1.3 2.6 10.0 7.4
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 14.9.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. July 2021, 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: 3.12.2021].
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