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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) Cumulative year-on-year
change, % 1)
Year-on-year
change in the latest month, % 1)
10-12/2018 01-03/2019 04-06/2019 07-09/2019 01-09/2019 09/2019
G Total trade               
Turnover 2.4 0.5 1.1 1.5 1.0 3.0
Sales volume -0.3 -0.9 0.3 1.7 0.4 3.5
45 Motor vehicle trade
Turnover -0.5 -1.4 -1.4 4.6 0.5 10.7
Sales volume 0.1 -0.9 -1.2 4.6 0.8 10.7
46 Wholesale trade      
Turnover 3.2 0.6 0.8 -0.3 0.3 1.0
Sales volume -1.6 -2.1 -0.6 -0.2 -0.9 1.7
47 Retail trade             
Turnover 2.4 1.4 2.5 3.4 2.5 3.6
Sales volume 1.6 1.3 2.5 3.5 2.5 4.1
Daily consumer goods
trade (4711, 472)
2)
Turnover 2.9 0.9 2.5 2.1 1.9 3.5
Sales volume -0.2 -1.2 0.7 0.3 0.0 1.9
Department store trade (4719) 3) Turnover 0.7 1.3 4.2 5.5 3.8 3.7
Sales volume -0.1 1.0 3.8 4.6 3.2 2.7
Specialised store trade (474-477) 4) Turnover 1.4 1.8 2.2 4.4 2.8 2.8
Sales volume 3.0 3.4 4.1 6.2 4.6 4.7
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 50.1 per cent in 2017.
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 9.9 per cent in 2017.
4) According to the Structural business and financial statement statistics, the share of retail sale in specialised stores (474-477) of turnover in retail trade was 36.0 per cent in 2017.

Source: Turnover of trade, Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.11.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. September 2019, Appendix table 1. Annual change of working day adjusted turnover and sales volume in industries of trade, % (TOL 2008) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.7.2020].
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