Published: 5 November 2010
According to the series adjusted for working days output went up by 4.9 per cent from the corresponding month of the year before. Seasonally adjusted output grew by 0.3 per cent in August from the month before. According to revised data, working-day adjusted output grew this July by 4.2 per cent (previously 4.6%) from July 2009.
Volume of total output 2003 – 2010, trend and seasonally adjusted series
The series of the Trend Indicator of Output are seasonally adjusted with the Tramo/Seats method. The latest observations of the series adjusted for seasonal and random variation (seasonally adjusted and trend series) become revised with new observations in seasonal adjustment methods. Revisions especially at turning points of economic trends may be significant, which should be taken into consideration when using seasonally adjusted and trend data. Information on seasonal adjustment method: http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/til/tramo_seats_en.html
Working day adjusted change of total output from previous year’s corresponding month, %
According to the working day adjusted series, primary production is estimated to have declined by four per cent from the previous year’s August. Secondary production went up by nine per cent and services by four per cent. Secondary production includes manufacturing and construction. Services comprise trade, hotel and restaurant activities, transport and business activities as well as real estate, renting and research services, financial intermediation and insurance, and public services. Primary production refers to agriculture, forestry and fishing.
Source: Trend Indicator of Output 2010, August, Statistics Finland
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