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Latest publication: Turnover of trade 2019, July

Appendix table 1. Annual change of working day adjusted turnover and sales volume in industries of trade, % (TOL 2008)

Year-on-year change by three-month period, % 1) Year-on-year
change in the latest month, % 1)
03-05/2018 06-08/2018 09-11/2018 12/18-02/19 02/2019
G Total trade               
Turnover 5.5 4.1 2.4 1.6 1.7
Sales volume 3.3 0.5 -1.0 0.2 0.2
45 Motor vehicle trade
Turnover 6.2 5.2 -1.1 -0.3 2.6
Sales volume 5.8 5.0 -0.7 0.5 3.2
46 Wholesale trade      
Turnover 6.2 5.2 3.3 1.8 1.4
Sales volume 3.0 -0.6 -2.3 -0.8 -1.4
47 Retail trade             
Turnover 3.8 2.0 2.3 2.1 1.8
Sales volume 2.9 0.8 1.3 1.8 1.6
Daily consumer goods
trade (4711, 472)
2)
Turnover 4.2 4.2 2.7 2.2 1.7
Sales volume 1.0 0.9 -0.7 -0.4 -0.5
Department store trade (4719) 3) Turnover 3.9 -0.8 0.9 1.7 2.5
Sales volume 2.8 -1.6 -0.1 0.9 1.7
Specialised store trade (474-477) Turnover 3.0 -0.5 1.6 1.6 2.1
Sales volume 4.5 1.1 3.1 3.1 3.5
1) Year-on-year change compares the value for an examined time period to the value for the corresponding time period twelve months back.
2) According to the Structural business and financial statement statistics, the share of daily consumer goods (4711, 472) of turnover in retail trade was 49.8 per cent in 2016.
3) According to the Structural business and financial statement statistics, the share of retail sale in department stores (4719) of turnover in retail trade was 10.9 per cent in 2016.

Source: Turnover of trade, Statistics Finland

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Updated 15.04.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. February 2019, Appendix table 1. Annual change of working day adjusted turnover and sales volume in industries of trade, % (TOL 2008) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.9.2019].
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