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Latest publication: Volume index of industrial output 2019, August

Industrial output decreased by 1.4 per cent year-on-year in August

According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries adjusted for working days was 1.4 per cent lower in August 2012 than twelve months earlier. Seasonally adjusted output was 0.8 per cent lower in August than in July.

Adjusted for working days, industrial output (C) decreased by 1.2 per cent in August from one year back. Seasonally adjusted output went down by close on one per cent from the month before.

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

  Value added share Original change percentage, 2012 AUG / 2011 AUG Working day adj. change percentage, 2012 AUG / 2011 AUG Seasonal adj. change percentage, 2012 AUG / 2012 JUL
Industry (Tol 2008)        
Total industries 100,0 -1,0 -1,4 -0,8
B Mining and quarrying 1,7 -27,3 -29,8 -4,2
C Manufacturing 83,7 -0,6 -1,2 -0,8
10 Manufacture of food products 6,5 -1,0 -0,7 -0,6
11 Manufacture of beverages 1,3 -3,4 -3,4 2,4
13 Manufacture of textiles 0,6 5,5 5,9 4,6
14 Manufacture of wearing apparel 0,4 -17,2 -18,6 -3,2
15 Manufacture of leather and related products 0,3 -27,6 -27,1 -10,4
16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 3,9 1,1 1,9 2,4
17 Manufacture of paper and paper products 9,8 1,2 0,8 0,6
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 1,8 -2,6 -2,7 1,3
23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 2,9 -3,7 -3,8 3,5
24 Manufacture of basic metals 4,3 6,1 5,5 5,4
25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 7,2 1,0 1,0 -1,5
28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 11,2 -4,6 -4,6 -3,7
29 Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 1,1 41,6 44,7 -1,0
30 Manufacture of other transport equipment 0,9 28,1 28,1 0,6
31 Manufacture of furniture 1,1 -7,4 -6,7 -3,7
32 Other manufacturing 0,8 46,0 46,0 6,6
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 3,3 -12,0 -12,0 -2,0
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 12,0 1,5 1,5 -8,7
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 2,7 1,3 1,0 1,6
36 Water collection, treatment and supply 0,6 2,7 2,7 4,8
Main industrial groupings:        
Raw materials and productive goods 39,0 -0,4 -0,8 1,4
Investment goods 28,8 -4,0 -4,0 -2,7
Durable goods 1,4 -4,2 -3,8 -5,1
Other consumer goods 13,4 1,4 1,4 0,8
Special indices:        
10-11 Food industry 7,8 -1,4 -1,0 0,4
13-15 Textile, clothing and leather industry 1,2 -9,6 -10,2 0,6
16-17 Forest industry 13,6 1,2 1,2 1,4
19-22 Chemical industry 13,1 5,3 4,9 4,2
24-30 Metal industry 38,0 -2,3 -3,8 -3,3
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 13,4 -8,4 -9,9 -7,7
25,28-30,33 Machinery and metal product industry 23,7 -1,9 -3,2 -2,6
29-30 Manufacture of transport equipment 2,0 34,4 34,4 -2,9

Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2012, August. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Kari Rautio 09 1734 2479, Salla Simola 09 1734 3308, volyymi.indeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 10.10.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9272. August 2012, Industrial output decreased by 1.4 per cent year-on-year in August . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
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