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Latest publication: Volume index of industrial output 2019, August

Published: 28 April 2006

Industrial output grew by 0.4 in March from February

According to Statistics Finland, seasonally adjusted industrial output grew by 0.4 per cent in March 2006 from February. Seasonally adjusted volume of industrial output went up by 3.1 per cent year-on-year from March 2005.

Seasonally adjusted change in industrial output from previous month, %

Capacity utilisation rate in manufacturing was 85.2 per cent in March, which is 1.6 percentage points higher than in March 2005. In the pulp and paper industry, capacity utilisation rate was 92 per cent and in the metal industry 86 per cent. In the chemical industry, capacity utilisation rate was 82 per cent and in other manufacturing 80 per cent.

Revised data for March 2006 will be published at 9 am on 31 May 2006 in connection with the industrial output data for April 2006. Because of the method used, seasonally adjusted figures for previous months may change even if the original figures do not become revised. The seasonally adjusted figures will also be adjusted for working days.


Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2006, March. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mr Kari Rautio +358 9 1734 2479, volyymi.indeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ms Hannele Orjala


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Last updated 28.4.2006

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9272. March 2006. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ttvi/2006/03/ttvi_2006_03_2006-04-28_tie_001_en.html