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Latest publication: Volume index of industrial output 2019, June

Industrial output grew by 2.6 per cent year-on year in March

According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries adjusted for working days was 2.6 per cent higher in March 2017 than twelve months earlier. Seasonally adjusted output grew by 0.7 per cent in March from February.

Adjusted for working days, industrial output (C) went up by 2.2 per cent in March from one year back. Seasonally adjusted output grew by 0.4 per cent in March from February.

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

  Value added share Original change percentage, 2017 MAR / 2016 MAR Working day adj. change percentage, 2017 MAR / 2016 MAR Seasonal adj. change percentage, 2017 MAR / 2017 FEB
Industry (Tol 2008)        
Total industries 100,0 6,5 2,6 0,7
B Mining and quarrying 1,5 15,2 15,2 4,7
C Manufacturing 84,3 7,2 2,2 0,4
10 Manufacture of food products 6,9 5,8 1,1 -1,1
11 Manufacture of beverages 1,1 -2,8 -4,9 -3,4
13 Manufacture of textiles 0,6 3,3 -5,3 -1,7
14 Manufacture of wearing apparel 0,4 -32,4 -36,9 -2,8
15 Manufacture of leather and related products 0,2 33,4 33,4 8,0
16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 3,6 2,4 -5,8 -3,0
17 Manufacture of paper and paper products 9,8 4,0 4,0 2,7
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 1,5 -2,9 -7,8 -1,5
23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 2,9 21,4 11,0 -1,1
24 Manufacture of basic metals 4,2 -1,8 -5,1 -1,9
25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 7,7 13,6 5,6 -0,1
28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 10,9 9,9 1,7 1,7
31 Manufacture of furniture 1,0 1,7 -6,1 -1,9
32 Other manufacturing 0,7 15,7 15,7 1,1
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 3,9 6,2 1,7 2,5
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 10,7 0,1 0,1 1,9
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 3,5 8,6 4,0 5,3
36 Water collection, treatment and supply 1,1 -1,3 -1,3 1,0
Main industrial groupings:        
Raw materials and productive goods 40,7 7,1 3,2 0,7
Investment goods 28,1 7,3 1,3 0,6
Durable goods 1,3 6,2 -0,7 -0,2
Other consumer goods 13,9 8,5 2,9 -1,0
Special indices:        
10-11 Food industry 7,9 4,6 0,4 -0,5
13-15 Textile, clothing and leather industry 1,2 -3,2 -11,6 -2,6
16-17 Forest industry 13,5 3,6 1,2 1,0
19-22 Chemical industry 13,7 10,7 10,7 0,8
24-30 Metal industry 38,1 7,6 2,1 1,1
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 12,6 2,9 -3,5 -1,9
25,28-30,33 Machinery and metal product industry 25,2 11,8 3,6 1,6
29-30 Manufacture of transport equipment 2,7 22,9 13,7 3,5

Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2017, March. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Kari Rautio 029 551 2479, Maarit Mäkelä 029 551 3324, volyymi.indeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 10.5.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9272. March 2017, Industrial output grew by 2.6 per cent year-on year in March . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.8.2019].
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