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Industrial output increased by 4.4 per cent year-on-year in August

According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries (BCD) adjusted for working days was 4.4 per cent higher in August 2019 than in August 2018. In August, seasonally adjusted output increased by 0.4 per cent from July.

Adjusted for working days, industrial output (C) grew by 6.1 per cent in August from one year earlier. Seasonally adjusted output was at the same level in August as in July.

Table 1. Volume index of industrial output, value added, original, working day adjusted, seasonally adjusted change percentage

Industry (Tol 2008) Value added share Original change percentage, 2019 AUG / 2018 AUG Working day adj. change percentage, 2019 AUG / 2018 AUG Seasonal adj. change percentage, 2019 AUG / 2019 JUL
B Mining and quarrying 2,4 -15,0 -15,0 8,3
BCD Total industries 100,0 2,1 4,4 0,4
C Manufacturing 86,7 3,6 6,1 0,0
10 Manufacture of food products 6,2 -1,7 2,0 -0,5
10-11 Food industry 7,2 -3,3 0,2 -0,8
11 Manufacture of beverages 1,1 -12,1 -9,0 -3,9
13 Manufacture of textiles 0,6 13,1 19,0 -6,4
13-15 Textile, clothing and leather industy 1,1 6,4 17,3 -3,6
14 Manufacture of wearing apparel 0,4 -3,3 0,3 3,2
15 Manufacture of leather and related products 0,2 8,8 14,0 -3,5
16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture: Manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 3,5 -6,4 -3,1 -3,1
16-17 Forest industry 13,3 -2,8 -2,0 -0,7
17 Manufacture of paper and paper products 9,7 -1,5 -1,5 0,6
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 1,2 -2,8 -0,4 -0,1
19-22 Chemical industry 15,7 2,8 2,8 0,6
23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 3,1 1,0 4,6 2,1
24 Manufacture of basic metals 5,3 -9,5 -8,3 4,4
24-30_33 Metal industry 43,4 7,9 10,9 -0,6
25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 8,2 5,1 8,2 1,0
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 13,1 18,5 22,2 -2,8
28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 10,4 -1,9 0,8 -3,9
29-30 Manufacture of transport equipment 2,8 46,7 53,3 41,3
31 Manufacture of furniture 1,0 2,4 7,1 5,5
32 Other manufacturing 0,7 14,4 19,3 3,0
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 3,7 10,2 12,5 -4,1
C Manufacturing excl. Electrical and electronics industry (26-27) 73,6 1,4 3,7 1,2
D Eletricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 10,9 -4,7 -4,7 -9,9
Investment goods 28,8 15,0 17,9 -1,4
Durable goods 1,3 0,6 5,2 4,6
Raw materials and productive goods 42,2 -2,2 -0,5 -0,0
Other consumer goods 13,1 0,1 3,7 3,3

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

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

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 10.10.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Volume index of industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9272. August 2019, Industrial output increased by 4.4 per cent year-on-year in August . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 3.2.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ttvi/2019/08/ttvi_2019_08_2019-10-10_kat_001_en.html