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Latest publication: Volume index of industrial output 2019, June

Industrial output decreased by 6 per cent year-on-year in February

According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries adjusted for working days was 6 per cent lower in February 2013 than in February 2012. Seasonally adjusted output went down by 1.4 per cent in February from the month before.

Adjusted for working days, industrial output (C) decreased by 8.6 per cent in February from one year back. Seasonally adjusted industrial output went down by 1.9 per cent from January to February.

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

  Value added share Original change percentage, 2013 FEB / 2012 FEB Working day adj. change percentage, 2013 FEB / 2012 FEB Seasonal adj. change percentage, 2013 FEB / 2013 JAN
Industry (Tol 2008)        
Total industries 100,0 -6,1 -6,0 -1,4
B Mining and quarrying 3,8 23,5 20,2 11,2
C Manufacturing 82,9 -7,5 -8,6 -1,9
10 Manufacture of food products 6,2 -9,6 -11,6 -10,4
11 Manufacture of beverages 1,3 8,6 5,6 14,6
13 Manufacture of textiles 0,6 -17,6 -18,3 -6,2
14 Manufacture of wearing apparel 0,4 2,2 2,2 2,2
15 Manufacture of leather and related products 0,3 -39,3 -39,3 -4,9
16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 3,6 -3,6 -4,7 -1,2
17 Manufacture of paper and paper products 9,5 -1,1 -1,1 -1,6
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 1,7 -7,5 -7,6 -4,9
23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 3,6 -13,0 -13,8 -2,1
24 Manufacture of basic metals 4,2 10,0 9,3 1,7
25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 7,5 -10,8 -10,8 -6,6
28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 13,3 -2,5 -2,4 1,2
29 Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 1,3 -24,1 -24,1 21,6
30 Manufacture of other transport equipment 1,3 -12,7 -12,7 0,3
31 Manufacture of furniture 1,1 -12,3 -12,3 -0,4
32 Other manufacturing 0,8 -31,6 -33,2 -11,1
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 3,1 -10,5 -11,2 -4,7
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 10,2 -4,3 -1,1 -0,2
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 3,1 -8,3 -8,9 -1,8
36 Water collection, treatment and supply 1,6 -9,1 -9,1 -2,7
Main industrial groupings:        
Raw materials and productive goods 42,5 -4,9 -4,2 -0,9
Investment goods 27,2 -8,7 -10,9 -1,0
Durable goods 1,5 -15,3 -17,6 -1,3
Other consumer goods 13,1 -5,3 -5,3 -1,7
Special indices:        
10-11 Food industry 7,5 -6,8 -8,9 -3,6
13-15 Textile, clothing and leather industry 1,3 -17,6 -20,2 -2,6
16-17 Forest industry 13,1 -1,8 -2,2 -1,6
19-22 Chemical industry 13,1 -7,4 -7,4 -2,7
24-30 Metal industry 37,7 -7,8 -8,5 0,4
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 10,2 -16,8 -18,7 -1,7
25,28-30,33 Machinery and metal product industry 26,4 -7,6 -8,0 -0,6
29-30 Manufacture of transport equipment 2,6 -18,7 -20,9 5,4

Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2013, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.4.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
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