A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Turnover of trade 2019, September

Revisions in these statistics

The data of the statistics have become revised according to the table below. For more information about data revisions, see Section 3 of the quality description (only in Finnish).

Revision of annual changes in turnover in main industries 1)

Industry / Reference period Year-on-year change,% Revision, percentage point
1st release Latest release (2017-11-15)
G Wholesale and retail trade 04/2017 -0.5 -2.2 -1.7
05/2017 4.5 4.6 0.1
06/2017 4.5 4.6 0.1
07/2017 5.8 5.9 0.1
08/2017 6.7 6.4 -0.3
45 Wholesale and retailtrade and repair of motorvehicles and motorcycles 04/2017 -6.7 -7.9 -1.2
05/2017 9.8 10.3 0.5
06/2017 4.4 5.6 1.2
07/2017 8.1 8.3 0.2
08/2017 4.4 4.8 0.4
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 04/2017 0.8 -1.3 -2.1
05/2017 4.9 5.3 0.4
06/2017 5.1 4.9 -0.2
07/2017 8.0 7.8 -0.2
08/2017 9.8 9.1 -0.7
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 04/2017 0.6 -0.9 -1.5
05/2017 1.3 1.2 -0.1
06/2017 3.5 3.8 0.3
07/2017 1.7 2.1 0.4
08/2017 2.8 2.6 -0.2
Retail sale in non-specialised stores (4711, 472) 04/2017 1.9 2.8 0.9
05/2017 1.4 1.3 -0.1
06/2017 3.0 2.4 -0.6
07/2017 1.0 1.6 0.6
08/2017 4.1 3.3 -0.8
Department store trade (4719) 04/2017 -1.9 -1.9 0.0
05/2017 1.5 0.2 -1.3
06/2017 2.8 3.4 0.6
07/2017 -1.9 -1.4 0.5
08/2017 -0.7 -1.0 -0.3
1) The 1st release refers to the time when data for the reference period were released for the first time. The revision describes the difference of annual change percentages between the first and latest release.

Revision of long-term annual changes in turnover in main industries

Industry Year Average 1) Average for absolute values 2)
Total trade (G) 2013 -0.2 0.5
2014 -0.1 0.7
2015 0.6 0.7
Motor vehicle trade (45) 2013 -0.5 0.9
2014 -0.5 1.2
2015 0.3 0.9
Wholesale trade (46) 2013 -0.1 0.7
2014 0.1 0.8
2015 0.9 1.1
Retail trade (47) 2013 -0.5 0.8
2014 -0.3 0.7
2015 0.1 0.5
Daily consumer goods trade (4711, 472) 2013 0.1 0.5
2014 -0.2 0.6
2015 -0.2 0.4
Department store trade (4719) 2013 -0.1 0.4
2014 -0.1 0.5
2015 -0.3 0.4
1) Average for data revised between the first and seventh release in the statistical reference year.
2) Average for absolute values of differences between the first and seventh release.

Source: Turnover of trade, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Milka Suomalainen 029 551 2912, Seija Karttunen 029 551 2741, palvelut.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Sami Saarikivi


Updated 15.11.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. September 2017, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/klv/2017/09/klv_2017_09_2017-11-15_rev_001_en.html