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Latest publication: Volume index of industrial output 2019, September

Industrial output grew by 8.9 per cent in December

According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries adjusted for working days was 8.9 per cent higher in December than twelve months earlier. In December, seasonally adjusted output increased by one per cent relative to November.

Adjusted for working days, industrial output grew by 8.5 per cent in December from one year back. The biggest output increase of nearly 31 per cent was recorded in the textile, clothing and leather industry. The manufacture of other transport equipment increased by 24.8 per cent. Output of sawn timber adjusted for working days was 4.9 per cent up year-on-year in December. The manufacture of paper products increased by 6.6 per cent. The manufacture of beverages was the only industry where output decreased in December. Its output went down by 21.5 per cent.

Table 1. Volume index of industrial output, value added, original, working day adjusted, seasonally adjusted change percentage

  Value added share Original change percentage, 2010 DEC / 2009 DEC Working day adj. change percentage, 2010 DEC / 2009 DEC Seasonal adj. change percentage, 2010 DEC / 2010 NOV
Industry (Tol 2008)        
Total industries 100,0 10,3 8,9 1,0
B Mining and quarrying 1,6 29,3 25,1 34,8
C Manufacturing 83,6 9,9 8,5 0,9
10 Manufacture of food products 7,4 0,4 0,9 0,1
11 Manufacture of beverages 1,3 -21,5 -21,5 -8,9
13 Manufacture of textiles 0,7 18,2 18,2 -0,3
14 Manufacture of wearing apparel 0,4 37,8 37,8 8,0
15 Manufacture of leather and related products 0,2 60,1 60,1 -4,8
16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 3,3 2,2 4,9 -1,0
17 Manufacture of paper and paper products 7,5 7,0 6,6 0,7
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 2,2 4,5 1,8 0,5
23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 3,0 10,7 10,6 -1,9
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2,1 14,9 11,3 1,1
25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 8,6 18,8 18,8 2,4
28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 11,3 12,4 10,6 -1,5
29 Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 1,1 29,7 29,4 5,2
30 Manufacture of other transport equipment 1,4 24,8 24,8 5,6
31 Manufacture of furniture 1,3 15,5 15,3 1,6
32 Other manufacturing 0,9 4,0 4,0 0,3
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 3,9 15,8 15,8 2,5
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 12,4 11,6 11,6 9,3
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 2,3 5,8 6,0 -0,6
36 Water collection, treatment and supply 0,7 6,2 6,2 0,0
Main industrial groupings:        
Raw materials and productive goods 34,6 9,6 9,8 1,9
Investment goods 31,1 14,0 14,0 6,5
Durable goods 1,7 10,9 15,2 1,5
Other consumer goods 14,9 2,6 2,5 0,2
Special indices:        
10-11 Food industry 8,7 -3,3 -2,8 -2,6
13-15 Textile, clothing and leather industry 1,3 30,9 30,9 0,8
16-17 Forest industry 10,7 5,6 5,6 -0,1
19-22 Chemical industry 13,1 4,5 4,5 3,8
24-30 Metal industry 38,5 14,1 9,3 6,8
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 13,9 11,3 5,7 6,9
25,28-30,33 Machinery and metal product industry 26,2 16,0 13,2 0,3
29-30 Manufacture of transport equipment 2,5 26,7 26,7 39,5

Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2010, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.2.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9272. December 2010, Industrial output grew by 8.9 per cent in December . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.12.2019].
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