A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Turnover of trade 2019, June

Revisions in these statistics

The data of the statistics have become revised according to the table below. For more information about data revisions, see Section 3 of the quality description (only in Finnish).

Revision of annual changes in working day adjusted turnover in industries of trade 1)

Industry / Reference period Year-on-year change,% Revision, percentage point
1st release Latest release (2019-06-13)
G Total trade 11/2018 2.3 2.4 0.1
12/2018 1.6 1.9 0.3
01/2019 0.6 0.9 0.3
02/2019 1.7 1.5 -0.2
03/2019 0.8 1.0 0.2
45 Motor vehicle trade 11/2018 -3.7 -2.7 1.0
12/2018 1.5 0.0 -1.5
01/2019 -4.4 -3.4 1.0
02/2019 2.6 3.0 0.4
03/2019 -3.1 -2.3 0.8
46 Wholesale trade 11/2018 3.8 3.8 0.0
12/2018 0.7 1.7 1.0
01/2019 1.9 2.1 0.2
02/2019 1.4 0.7 -0.7
03/2019 1.7 1.5 -0.2
47 Retail trade 11/2018 2.5 2.3 -0.2
12/2018 3.0 2.9 -0.1
01/2019 0.4 0.6 0.2
02/2019 1.8 2.3 0.5
03/2019 1.4 2.3 0.9
Daily consumer goods trade (4711, 472) 11/2018 2.7 2.5 -0.2
12/2018 4.0 3.7 -0.3
01/2019 -0.3 -0.1 0.2
02/2019 1.7 2.1 0.4
03/2019 1.0 1.3 0.3
Department store trade (4719) 11/2018 1.2 0.7 -0.5
12/2018 2.2 2.2 0.0
01/2019 0.6 0.3 -0.3
02/2019 2.5 2.3 -0.2
03/2019 1.8 1.6 -0.2
1) The 1st release refers to the time when data for the reference period were released for the first time. The revision describes the difference of annual change percentages between the first and latest release.

Revision of long-term annual changes in turnover in industries of trade

Industry / Year Average 1) Average for absolute values 2)
G Total trade 2015 0.6 0.7
2016 0.3 0.7
2017 0.0 0.6
45 Motor vehicle trade 2015 0.3 0.9
2016 0.3 0.8
2017 0.1 0.7
46 Wholesale trade 2015 0.9 1.1
2016 0.8 1.1
2017 0.0 0.9
47 Retail trade 2015 0.1 0.5
2016 -0.2 0.7
2017 -0.2 0.6
Daily consumer goods trade (4711, 472) 2015 -0.2 0.4
2016 -0.3 0.5
2017 -0.1 0.5
Department store trade (4719) 2015 -0.3 0.4
2016 -0.4 0.4
2017 0.1 0.9
1) In 2015, the average was calculated from data revised between the first and seventh release months in the statistical reference year. The average for 2016 and 2017 was calculated upon completion of the data for the first and last release months in the statistical reference year, when the official structural business and financial statement statistics are also published. The data were calculated from annual changes in the original index series.
2) In 2015, the average was calculated from the absolute values of differences between the first and seventh release months. The average for 2016 and 2017 was calculated from the absolute values of differences between the first and last release months in the statistical reference year, when the official structural business and financial statement statistics are also published. The data were calculated from annual changes in the original index series.

Source: Turnover of trade, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Suvi Kiema 029 551 3509, Seija Karttunen 029 551 2741, palvelut.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 13.06.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. April 2019, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/klv/2019/04/klv_2019_04_2019-06-13_rev_001_en.html