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Latest publication: Trend Indicator of Output 2017, September

Published: 13 October 2017

Output of the national economy fell in August from the previous month but grew year-on-year

Seasonally adjusted output fell by 0.7 per cent in August 2017 from the month before. Adjusted for working days, output was however 2.7 per cent higher than in August 2016. According to revised data, working-day adjusted output grew in July by 3.6 per cent (previously 3.1 per cent) from July 2016.

Volume of total output 2005 to 2017, trend and seasonally adjusted series

Volume of total output 2005 to 2017, trend and seasonally adjusted series

The series of the Trend Indicator of Output are seasonally adjusted with the Tramo/Seats method. The latest observations of the series adjusted for seasonal and random variation (seasonally adjusted and trend series) become revised with new observations in seasonal adjustment methods. Revisions especially at turning points of economic trends may be significant, which should be taken into consideration when using seasonally adjusted and trend data.

Working day adjusted change of total output from previous year’s corresponding month, %

Working day adjusted change of total output from previous year’s corresponding month, %

Working day adjusted primary production went up by five, secondary production by four and services by two per cent from August 2016.

Primary production refers to agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing. Secondary production includes manufacturing and construction. Services comprise trade, hotel and restaurant activities, transport and business activities, as well as real estate, renting and research services, financial intermediation and insurance, and public services.


Source: Trend Indicator of Output 2017 August, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Veli-Pekka Karvinen 029 551 2667, Ida Peltonen 029 551 3334, kansantalous.suhdanteet@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ville Vertanen

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Revisions in these statistics

Updated 13.10.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Trend Indicator of Output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-5439. August 2017. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.11.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ktkk/2017/08/ktkk_2017_08_2017-10-13_tie_001_en.html

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