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Latest publication: Turnover of service industries 2019, September

Published: 14 October 2015

Turnover in service industries grew by 3.6 per cent year-on-year in May to July

According to Statistics Finland, turnover in service industries grew by 3.6 per cent in May to July from the corresponding time period of the year before. One year previously, turnover in service industries went up by 2.6 per cent over the same period. Services are here examined exclusive of trade.

Three months' year-on-year change in turnover in services  (TOL 2008)

Three months' year-on-year change in turnover in services  (TOL 2008)

In May to July, turnover grew in almost all main service industries from one year ago. Among the main service industries, the growth in turnover was still fastest in information and communication activities, where growth amounted to 8.0 per cent compared with the corresponding period of the previous year.

Of the sub-industries of information and communication activities, growth has been fastest in software, consultancy and related activities that grew by 15.5 per cent year-on-year. Among the sub-industries of information and communication activities, turnover development in May to July was weakest in publishing activities, where the drop from 2014 amounted to 2.4 per cent.

Turnover in service industries also grew rapidly in the main industry of arts, entertainment and recreation, where turnover went up by 6.9 per cent year-on-year. Professional, scientific and technical activities also grew favourably in the reference period, as turnover grew by 6.1 per cent from one year ago. In May to July, turnover development was still weakest in transportation and storage, where the drop from one year ago was 0.2 per cent.


Source: Turnover of service industries, Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.9.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of service industries [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0998. July 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
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