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Latest publication: Turnover of service industries 2019, September

Published: 12 September 2014

Turnover in service industries grew by 1.9 per cent year-on-year in April to June

According to Statistics Finland, turnover in service industries grew by 1.9 per cent in the second quarter from the corresponding time period of the year before. One year previously, turnover grew by 1.7 per cent in 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 the second quarter, turnover developed most favourably in information and communication enterprises, where turnover grew by 6.7 per cent from the corresponding period of the previous year. Growth was also rapid in arts, entertainment and recreation, where turnover went up by 5.3 per cent year-on-year. Real estate activities grew nicely in the April to June period, turnover increased by 4.4 per cent compared to the corresponding period in 2013.

The development of turnover was still weakest in transportation and storage enterprises, where it declined by 1.7 per cent from the second quarter last year. Turnover development has also been negative in other service activities, where turnover diminished by 0.3 per cent and in hotels and restaurants, where it dropped by 0.2 per cent year-on-year.

Source: Turnover of service industries, Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.9.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of service industries [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0998. June 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/plv/2014/06/plv_2014_06_2014-09-12_tie_001_en.html