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

Latest publication: Turnover of trade 2018, October

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 (2018-04-13)
G Wholesale and retail trade 09/2017 4.3 4.1 -0.2
10/2017 8.0 7.3 -0.7
11/2017 5.3 4.6 -0.7
12/2017 1.5 1.5 0.0
01/2018 7.6 7.5 -0.1
45 Wholesale and retailtrade and repair of motorvehicles and motorcycles 09/2017 0.6 -0.2 -0.8
10/2017 6.9 6.3 -0.6
11/2017 6.6 6.2 -0.4
12/2017 -2.3 -0.8 1.5
01/2018 7.9 9.3 1.4
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 09/2017 6.7 6.3 -0.4
10/2017 11.5 10.6 -0.9
11/2017 6.3 5.2 -1.1
12/2017 1.5 1.4 -0.1
01/2018 8.6 8.0 -0.6
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 09/2017 2.5 2.1 -0.4
10/2017 2.2 2.1 -0.1
11/2017 3.3 2.9 -0.4
12/2017 2.6 2.4 -0.2
01/2018 5.4 5.6 0.2
Retail sale in non-specialised stores (4711, 472) 09/2017 3.1 2.6 -0.5
10/2017 1.1 0.6 -0.5
11/2017 2.5 1.6 -0.9
12/2017 2.1 2.5 0.4
01/2018 4.0 3.5 -0.5
Department store trade (4719) 09/2017 1.4 1.2 -0.2
10/2017 1.8 1.7 -0.1
11/2017 0.5 0.4 -0.1
12/2017 5.7 5.7 0.0
01/2018 4.9 4.9 0.0
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) 2014 -0.1 0.7
2015 0.6 0.7
2016 0.3 0.7
Motor vehicle trade (45) 2014 -0.5 1.2
2015 0.3 0.9
2016 0.3 0.8
Wholesale trade (46) 2014 0.1 0.8
2015 0.9 1.1
2016 0.8 1.1
Retail trade (47) 2014 -0.3 0.7
2015 0.1 0.5
2016 -0.2 0.7
Daily consumer goods trade (4711, 472) 2014 -0.2 0.6
2015 -0.2 0.4
2016 -0.3 0.5
Department store trade (4719) 2014 -0.1 0.5
2015 -0.3 0.4
2016 -0.4 0.4
1) In 2014 and 2015, the average was calculated from data revised between the first and seventh release months in the statistical reference year. The average for 2016 was calculated upon completion of the data for the first and last release months in the statistical reference year, when the official structural business and financial statement statistics are also published.
2) In 2014 to 2015, the average was calculated from the absolute values of differences between the first and seventh release months. The average for 2016 was calculated from the absolute values of differences between the first and last release months in the statistical reference year, when the official structural business and financial statement statistics are also published.

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 13.04.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. February 2018, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.12.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/klv/2018/02/klv_2018_02_2018-04-13_rev_001_en.html