Published: 12 October 2018

Turnover of construction enterprises grew by 7.6 per cent year-on-year in May to July

According to Statistics Finland, the turnover of construction enterprises grew by 7.6 per cent in the May to July period. In the corresponding period one year earlier, the growth was almost as strong, at that time turnover grew by 7.0 per cent. The sales volume of construction grew by 2.4 per cent in May to July.

Three months' year-on-year change in turnover of construction (TOL 2008)

Three months' year-on-year change in turnover of construction (TOL 2008)
The growth was strongest in building construction. Turnover grew by 14.0 per cent year-on-year in May to July. The turnover of specialised construction went up by 4.8 per cent compared to twelve months earlier. The decline in turnover in civil engineering was more moderate than during the early part of the year, turnover went down by 2.0 per cent year-on-year.

In May to July, the sales volume of construction enterprises grew by 8.9 per cent in building construction. The sales volume of specialised construction activities was almost at the same level as on year before. The sales volume of civil engineering went down by 5.4 per cent.

The volume index of enterprises’ sales is calculated by removing the effect of price changes from the turnover index series.


Source: Index of turnover of construction 2018, July, Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.10.2018

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Statistics: Index of turnover of construction [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-5935. July 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.10.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/rlv/2018/07/rlv_2018_07_2018-10-12_tie_001_en.html