Official Statistics of Finland

Trend Indicator of Output

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Output of the national economy showed moderately positive development in January
16 Mar 2018
Seasonally adjusted output was in January 2018 on level with the previous month. Adjusted for working days, output was 0.9 per cent higher than one year before. According to revised data, working-day adjusted output increased in December 2017 by 2.7 per cent (was 3.6 per cent) from December 2016. The revision was caused by the benchmarking of the data to quarterly accounts.

Next release:
13 Apr 2018

Description: The Trend Indicator of Output endeavours to forecast the monthly development of the national economy. It contains index series since January 1996. The data are in the form of an index whose base year is always the previous year. The data have been calculated as original and working day adjusted series for the whole economy and for three main industries. A seasonally adjusted and a trend series are also calculated for the whole economy.
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Keywords: business cycles, indices, national economy, production, volume indices.
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Change: New seasonal adjustment software adopted
13 Nov 2015
Starting from the September 2015 data, a new seasonal adjustment software JDemetra+ will be adopted in the Trend Indicator of Output.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Trend Indicator of Output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-5439. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.3.2018].
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