Published: 10 June 2019

Industrial output grew in April both year-on–year and from the month before

Seasonally adjusted industrial output (TOL BCD) grew by 2.2 per cent in April from the month before. According to Statistics Finland, industrial output adjusted for working days was 6.5 per cent higher in April 2019 than twelve months earlier. During January to April, working day adjusted output went up by 1.9 per cent from the year before.

Trend and seasonally adjusted series of industrial output (BCD), 2007/01 to 2019/04

Trend and seasonally adjusted series of industrial output (BCD), 2007/01 to 2019/04

Seasonally adjusted change in industrial output (BCD) from previous month, %, TOL 2008

Seasonally adjusted change in industrial output (BCD) from previous month, %, TOL 2008

Examined by main industry, seasonally adjusted industrial output grew most in April in the chemical industry, by 3.2 per cent and in mining and quarrying, by 3.0 per cent. In the metal industry, output grew by 2.3 per cent from the previous month and in the forest industry, by 1.7 per cent.

Seasonal adjusted change in industrial output by industry, 3/2019 to 4/2019, %, TOL 2008

Seasonal adjusted change in industrial output by industry, 3/2019 to 4/2019, %, TOL 2008

Revised data for April 2019 will be published at 8 am on 10 July 2019 in connection with the release of industrial output data for May 2019. The revision is influenced by the estimation used in the latest release, which is based on the Tax Administration's data on self-assessed taxes used for enterprises with fewer than 50 employees. Because of the method used, seasonally adjusted figures for previous months may change even if the original figures do not become revised. The seasonally adjusted figures will also be adjusted for working days.


Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2019, April. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Maarit Mäkelä 029 551 3324, Kirsi-Maaria Manninen 029 551 2681, volyymi.indeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 10.6.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9272. April 2019. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.6.2019].
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