Official Statistics of Finland

Turnover of trade

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Turnover and sales volume in trade increased in November
14 Jan 2021
According to Statistics Finland, turnover in total trade adjusted for working days increased by 0.8 per cent in November from November 2019. Turnover grew in November in all main industries of trade apart from wholesale trade. In total trade, the working day adjusted volume of sales, from which the impact of prices has been eliminated, rose by 2.4 per cent in November. In last year's October, turnover fell by 0.7 per cent, while sales volume rose by 0.9 per cent.

Description: The index of turnover of trade describes development in the turnover of enterprises engaged in trade. Turnover for the largest enterprises in their respective industries is described with the data collected with the sales inquiry while the data on sales obtained from the Tax Administration's self-assessed tax are exploited to describe the turnover of other enterprises. Turnover is exclusive of value-added tax. In addition, the volume index of sales, from which the impact of prices has been eliminated, is produced on trade.
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Keywords: business cycles, economic fluctuation, enterprises, indices, industries, motor vehicle trade, motor vehicles, motorcar, retail trade, trade, turnover, vehicles, wholesale and retail trade, wholesale trade.
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Change: Industries of enterprises have been revised in the data released in February
13 Feb 2020
Starting from statistical release published in February 2020 the latest industries defined by the Business Register have been taken into use in the turnover and wage and salary indices.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.1.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/klv/index_en.html