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

Latest publication: Turnover of trade 2021, March

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 (2020-07-15)
G Total trade 12/2019 0.1 0.6 0.5
01/2020 2.1 1.7 -0.4
02/2020 1.2 0.8 -0.4
03/2020 -2.1 -0.2 1.9
04/2020 -6.2 -7.3 -1.1
45 Motor vehicle trade 12/2019 9.5 9.6 0.1
01/2020 4.3 3.7 -0.6
02/2020 8.2 7.3 -0.9
03/2020 -4.6 -3.2 1.4
04/2020 -22.3 -20.9 1.4
46 Wholesale trade 12/2019 -2.0 -0.7 1.3
01/2020 0.7 0.7 0.0
02/2020 -1.3 -1.9 -0.6
03/2020 -2.4 -0.7 1.7
04/2020 -5.1 -7.8 -2.7
47 Retail trade 12/2019 0.6 0.0 -0.6
01/2020 3.6 2.7 -0.9
02/2020 3.5 3.9 0.4
03/2020 -0.2 1.9 2.1
04/2020 -1.3 -0.2 1.1
Daily consumer goods trade (4711, 472) 12/2019 1.9 1.6 -0.3
01/2020 3.8 4.3 0.5
02/2020 2.6 3.4 0.8
03/2020 6.4 7.7 1.3
04/2020 6.2 6.5 0.3
Department store trade (4719) 12/2019 -2.3 -2.0 0.3
01/2020 -0.3 -0.8 -0.5
02/2020 5.2 6.5 1.3
03/2020 -12.0 -11.7 0.3
04/2020 -5.2 -3.9 1.3
Specialised store trade (474-477) 12/2019 -0.3 -0.6 -0.3
01/2020 5.7 2.7 -3.0
02/2020 5.9 8.4 2.5
03/2020 -6.3 -0.6 5.7
04/2020 -9.2 -7.4 1.8
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 working day adjusted turnover in industries of trade

Industry / Year Average 1) Average for absolute values 2)
G Total trade 2016 0.3 0.7
2017 0.0 0.6
2018 0.2 0.6
45 Motor vehicle trade 2016 0.3 0.8
2017 0.1 0.6
2018 0.6 1.1
46 Wholesale trade 2016 0.7 1.0
2017 0.0 0.8
2018 0.3 0.8
47 Retail trade 2016 -0.2 0.7
2017 -0.2 0.6
2018 -0.1 0.5
Daily consumer goods trade (4711, 472) 2016 -0.3 0.5
2017 -0.2 0.5
2018 0.3 0.4
Department store trade (4719) 2016 -0.4 0.4
2017 0.1 0.9
2018 -0.3 0.3
1) The average have been 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.
2) The average have been 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.

Source: Turnover of trade, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 15.07.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. May 2020, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.5.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/klv/2020/05/klv_2020_05_2020-07-15_rev_001_en.html