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Latest publication: Volume index of industrial output 2019, September

Industrial output grew by 6.0 per cent in May

According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries (BCDE) adjusted for working days was 6.0 per cent higher in May than twelve months earlier. Seasonally adjusted output grew by 1.6 per cent in May relative to April.

Adjusted for working days, industrial output (C) went up by 6.3 per cent in May from one year back. Output grew most, or by 27.1 per cent, in the manufacture of leather and related products.

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

  Value added share Original change percentage, 2011 MAY / 2010 MAY Working day adj. change percentage, 2011 MAY / 2010 MAY Seasonal adj. change percentage, 2011 MAY / 2011 APR
Industry (Tol 2008)        
Total industries 100,0 6,4 6,0 1,6
B Mining and quarrying 1,6 39,3 39,4 -4,6
C Manufacturing 83,6 6,5 6,3 3,3
10 Manufacture of food products 7,4 5,4 4,8 4,7
11 Manufacture of beverages 1,3 10,3 10,3 1,8
13 Manufacture of textiles 0,7 9,5 9,5 1,9
14 Manufacture of wearing apparel 0,4 30,7 26,7 2,9
15 Manufacture of leather and related products 0,2 27,1 27,1 -0,5
16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 3,3 6,6 5,6 2,6
17 Manufacture of paper and paper products 7,5 -6,0 -6,2 -2,4
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 2,2 -0,8 0,2 -3,1
23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 3,0 12,4 9,7 2,1
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2,1 -6,4 -6,7 -3,8
25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 8,6 10,1 10,1 0,9
28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 11,3 5,0 6,5 -1,7
29 Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 1,1 18,3 12,9 10,6
30 Manufacture of other transport equipment 1,4 -9,7 -9,7 -2,3
31 Manufacture of furniture 1,3 10,7 6,3 1,0
32 Other manufacturing 0,9 10,1 10,1 -0,5
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 3,9 6,1 5,1 1,1
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 12,4 1,5 1,4 2,0
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 2,3 4,0 4,2 -0,9
36 Water collection, treatment and supply 0,7 4,5 4,5 -0,4
Main industrial groupings:        
Raw materials and productive goods 34,6 7,2 7,2 3,4
Investment goods 31,1 1,4 -1,1 -0,9
Durable goods 1,7 24,0 22,6 12,7
Other consumer goods 14,9 13,9 10,3 5,1
Special indices:        
10-11 Food industry 8,7 6,2 5,6 5,0
13-15 Textile, clothing and leather industry 1,3 19,2 19,2 1,6
16-17 Forest industry 10,7 -2,1 -2,5 -0,7
19-22 Chemical industry 13,1 18,6 18,6 13,3
24-30 Metal industry 38,5 4,6 4,6 1,2
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 13,9 2,8 1,0 4,6
25,28-30,33 Machinery and metal product industry 26,2 6,6 6,9 0,2
29-30 Manufacture of transport equipment 2,5 2,8 2,8 2,3

Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2011, May. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Kari Rautio (09) 1734 2479, volyymi.indeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 8.7.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9272. May 2011, Industrial output grew by 6.0 per cent in May . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
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