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Latest publication: Turnover of trade 2019, October

Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in turnover in trade industries, % (TOL 2008)

Year-on-year change by quarter, % 1) Cumulative year-on-year
change, % 1)
Year-on-year
change in the latest month, % 1)
10-12/2017 01-03/2018 04-06/2018 07-09/2018 01-09/2018 09/2018
Total trade (G)               
4.3 4.0 5.1 3.1 4.1 -1.7
Motor vehicle trade (45)
4.0 2.7 7.7 1.6 4.1 -9.5
Wholesale trade (46)      
5.6 4.6 5.7 3.9 4.7 -1.2
Retail trade (47)             
2.3 3.6 2.8 2.5 2.9 1.0
Daily consumer goods
trade (4711, 472)
2)
1.7 4.6 2.7 3.4 3.5 0.1
Department store trade (4719) 3) 2.7 4.2 1.6 1.1 2.2 2.1
1) Year-on-year change compares the value for an examined time period to the value for the corresponding time period twelve months back.
2) According to the Structural business and financial statement statistics, the share of daily consumer goods (4711, 472) of turnover in retail trade was 49.8 per cent in 2016.
3) According to the Structural business and financial statement statistics, the share of retail sale in department stores (4719) of turnover in retail trade was 10.9 per cent in 2016.

Source: Turnover of trade, Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.11.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. September 2018, Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in turnover in trade industries, % (TOL 2008) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.12.2019].
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