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Latest publication: Turnover of trade 2019, March

Appendix table 1. Annual change of working day adjusted turnover and sales volume in industries of trade, % (TOL 2008)

Year-on-year change by three-month period, % 1) Year-on-year
change in the latest month, % 1)
02-04/2018 05-07/2018 08-10/2018 11/18-01/19 01/2019
Total trade (G)               
Turnover 4.1 5.1 3.1 1.8 0.6
Sales volume 2.7 1.7 -0.5 -0.1 -0.3
Motor vehicle trade (45)
Turnover 4.9 4.9 2.5 -2.4 -4.4
Sales volume 4.5 4.6 2.7 -1.7 -3.5
Wholesale trade (46)      
Turnover 4.8 6.2 3.7 2.6 1.9
Sales volume 2.7 0.8 -2.1 -0.8 0.1
Retail trade (47)             
Turnover 2.6 3.3 2.1 2.2 0.4
Sales volume 2.0 2.1 1.0 1.8 0.2
Daily consumer goods
trade (4711, 472)
2)
Turnover 2.8 5.2 2.8 2.3 -0.3
Sales volume 0.1 1.8 -0.8 -0.4 -2.6
Department store trade (4719) 3) Turnover 2.5 1.4 0.9 1.3 0.6
Sales volume 1.6 0.4 -0.1 0.6 0.0
Retail sale in specialised stores total (474-477) Turnover 2.1 1.0 1.2 1.6 0.8
Sales volume 3.7 2.5 2.9 3.0 2.2
1) Year-on-year change compares the value for an examined time period to the value for the corresponding time period twelve months back.
2) According to the Structural business and financial statement statistics, the share of daily consumer goods (4711, 472) of turnover in retail trade was 49.8 per cent in 2016.
3) According to the Structural business and financial statement statistics, the share of retail sale in department stores (4719) of turnover in retail trade was 10.9 per cent in 2016.

Source: Turnover of trade, Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.03.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. January 2019, Appendix table 1. Annual change of working day adjusted turnover and sales volume in industries of trade, % (TOL 2008) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.5.2019].
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