A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Turnover of service industries 2020, April

Revisions in these statistics

The data of the statistics have become revised according to the table below. For more information about data revisions, see Section 3 of the quality description (only in Finnish).

Revision to annual changes in working day adjusted turnover in sectors of services 1)

Industry / Reference period Year-on-year change,% Revision, percentage point
1st release Latest release (2020-03-13)
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 08/2019 4.5 5.1 0.6
09/2019 3.7 5.1 1.4
10/2019 3.3 3.8 0.5
11/2019 2.8 2.1 -0.7
12/2019 2.1 2.5 0.4
H Transportation and storage 08/2019 2.5 2.5 0.0
09/2019 1.9 2.1 0.2
10/2019 1.7 1.9 0.2
11/2019 -0.7 -2.4 -1.7
12/2019 1.1 1.1 0.0
I Accommodation and food service activities 08/2019 2.4 6.3 3.9
09/2019 7.2 7.6 0.4
10/2019 5.9 7.1 1.2
11/2019 4.1 6.6 2.5
12/2019 6.0 3.4 -2.6
J Information and communication 08/2019 5.7 6.8 1.1
09/2019 4.9 7.7 2.8
10/2019 4.9 4.5 -0.4
11/2019 4.4 1.7 -2.7
12/2019 3.7 6.5 2.8
L=68 Real estate activities 08/2019 4.1 4.4 0.3
09/2019 3.5 4.2 0.7
10/2019 3.3 5.7 2.4
11/2019 5.4 5.2 -0.2
12/2019 3.6 1.1 -2.5
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 08/2019 5.4 6.2 0.8
09/2019 1.4 2.5 1.1
10/2019 3.4 3.6 0.2
11/2019 4.0 4.3 0.3
12/2019 -0.1 1.0 1.1
N Administrative and support services activities 08/2019 6.7 5.8 -0.9
09/2019 6.0 7.3 1.3
10/2019 4.7 4.9 0.2
11/2019 4.1 4.0 -0.1
12/2019 2.5 2.4 -0.1
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 08/2019 5.4 7.4 2.0
09/2019 1.6 10.0 8.4
10/2019 -1.5 0.8 2.3
11/2019 -1.0 -0.2 0.8
12/2019 -2.9 -4.3 -1.4
S Other service activities 08/2019 6.2 6.9 0.7
09/2019 2.1 2.9 0.8
10/2019 2.9 3.2 0.3
11/2019 3.5 1.5 -2.0
12/2019 0.4 1.3 0.9
1) The 1st release refers to the time when data for the reference period were released for the first time. The revision describes the difference of annual change percentages between the first and latest release.

Revision to long-term annual changes in working day adjusted turnover in sectors of services

Industry Year Average 1) Average for absolute values 2)
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 2016 -0.9 0.9
2017 -1.0 1.0
2018 -0.8 0.8
H Transportation and storage 2016 -0.3 0.5
2017 -0.3 0.4
2018 -0.8 0.9
I Accommodation and food service activities 2016 -0.7 0.8
2017 0.1 0.6
2018 -0.6 0.6
J Information and communication 2016 -0.6 0.8
2017 -0.1 0.7
2018 -0.2 0.6
L=68 Real estate activities 2016 -1.4 1.4
2017 -2.5 2.8
2018 -2.4 2.4
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 2016 -2.0 2.0
2017 -2.6 2.6
2018 -1.5 1.5
N Administrative and support services activities 2016 -1.0 1.0
2017 -1.0 1.0
2018 -1.0 1.1
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 2016 -0.7 0.8
2017 -1.3 2.3
2018 0.4 0.6
S Other service activities 2016 -0.8 0.9
2017 -0.9 1.1
2018 -1.2 1.4
1) The average have been calculated upon completion of the data for the first and last release months in the statistical reference year, when the official structural business and financial statement statistics are also published.
2) The average have been calculated from the absolute values of differences between the first and last release months in the statistical reference year, when the official structural business and financial statement statistics are also published.

Source: Turnover of service industries, Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 13.03.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of service industries [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0998. January 2020, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.7.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/plv/2020/01/plv_2020_01_2020-03-13_rev_001_en.html