Finland - Wage & Salaries

Finland: Wage & Salaries

Unit Index 2005=100, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 0.94 %
Data 2019 Q1 139.2
2018 Q4 137.9

Series Information

Source Statistics Finland
Release Wages and Salaries
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/2005
End Date 3/31/2019

Finland: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Labor Force May 2019 2,749 2,747 Ths. #, Trend Monthly
Labor Force Employment May 2019 2,569 2,566 Ths. #, Trend Monthly
Primary Industries Employment May 2019 114 94 Ths., NSA Monthly
Total Employment May 2019 2,587 2,520 Thousands, NSA Monthly
Unemployment May 2019 189 188 Ths. #, Trend Monthly
Unemployment Rate May 2019 6.6 6.6 %, Trend Monthly
Wage & Salaries 2019 Q1 139.2 137.9 Index 2005=100, NSA Quarterly
Agriculture Employment 2017 104,160 103,860 # Annual

Release Information

Data on wages and salaries is included in the National Accounts System for Finland. This data is described by transaction and sector.

Here is a defintion provided by the source:

  • Compensation of employees (D.1) is defined as the total remuneration, in cash or in kind, payable by an employer to an employee in return for work done by the latter during the accounting period.

Compensation of employees is broken into two parts. The first part is wages and salaries, while the second is employer's social contributions.

 The statistics for national accounts is put together using a large number of other statistical datafiles from various sources. The data that is taken in is then revised to comply with the definitions and concepts of National Accounts. 

The data are revised in accordance with the concepts and defintions of national accounts. The source has made announcements for major revisions that have occurred in the past (example).

Please go to these pages for more information:source one and source two