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Latest publication: Volume index of industrial output 2018, October

Industrial output grew by 1.8 per cent year-on-year in August

According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries (BCD) adjusted for working days was 1.8 per cent higher in August 2018 than in August 2017. Seasonally adjusted output grew by 0.2 per cent from July.

Industrial output (C) adjusted for working days was in August on the same level as twelve months ago. Seasonally adjusted output grew by 0.7 per cent from July.

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

  Value added share Original change percentage, 2018 AUG / 2017 AUG Working day adj. change percentage, 2018 AUG / 2017 AUG Seasonal adj. change percentage, 2018 AUG / 2018 JUL
Industry (Tol 2008)        
B Mining and quarrying 1,7 61,5 61,5 -13,0
BCD Total industries 100,0 1,3 1,8 0,2
C Manufacturing 86,9 -0,3 -0,0 0,7
10 Manufacture of food products 6,9 -3,4 -3,6 -0,4
10-11 Food industry 8,1 -0,9 -0,8 0,2
11 Manufacture of beverages 1,2 13,9 15,4 4,9
13 Manufacture of textiles 0,6 -13,0 -13,5 -7,6
13-15 Textile, clothing and leather industy 1,3 -14,8 -14,8 -3,9
14 Manufacture of wearing apparel 0,5 -22,9 -22,9 -4,3
15 Manufacture of leather and related products 0,2 -2,8 -2,8 3,0
16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture: Manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 3,6 -4,4 -2,9 -5,1
16-17 Forest industry 12,9 3,5 3,5 0,0
17 Manufacture of paper and paper products 9,2 6,8 6,8 1,9
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 1,3 0,1 0,2 0,3
19-22 Chemical industry 15,8 3,4 3,4 6,1
23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 3,3 2,6 2,7 2,5
24 Manufacture of basic metals 4,3 -1,3 -2,5 2,3
24-30_33 Metal industry 42,5 -2,0 -1,7 -0,6
25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 7,7 -1,1 -1,0 0,9
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 12,5 11,6 11,6 -0,7
28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e. . 10,9 -14,5 -15,9 -7,1
29-30 Manufacture of transport equipment 3,1 -21,8 -21,8 23,3
31 Manufacture of furniture 1,0 -5,4 -4,4 -9,7
32 Other manufacturing 0,7 -0,9 -3,3 -8,8
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 4,0 6,3 6,3 2,3
C Manufacturing excl. Electrical and electronics industry (26-27) 74,4 -2,0 -2,2 0,7
D Eletricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 11,4 3,6 3,6 -4,3
Investment goods 28,8 -4,1 -4,1 -0,2
Durable goods 1,3 -4,3 -3,2 -7,0
Raw materials and productive goods 40,8 3,9 4,5 -0,0
Other consumer goods 14,6 2,7 4,0 3,1

Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2018, August. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 10.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9272. August 2018, Industrial output grew by 1.8 per cent year-on-year in August . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.12.2018].
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