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

Latest publication: Turnover of service industries 2019, July

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 (2019-05-15)
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 10/2018 4.7 4.6 -0.1
11/2018 4.1 4.9 0.8
12/2018 4.7 5.4 0.7
01/2019 4.2 4.8 0.6
02/2019 4.3 5.7 1.4
H Transportation and storage 10/2018 2.3 2.9 0.6
11/2018 3.3 3.2 -0.1
12/2018 6.4 4.8 -1.6
01/2019 4.3 4.5 0.2
02/2019 3.6 3.7 0.1
I Accommodation and food service activities 10/2018 4.1 4.5 0.4
11/2018 3.9 4.7 0.8
12/2018 4.5 4.0 -0.5
01/2019 2.2 2.4 0.2
02/2019 5.1 5.9 0.8
J Information and communication 10/2018 5.6 7.7 2.1
11/2018 5.5 7.0 1.5
12/2018 5.0 2.9 -2.1
01/2019 4.6 6.0 1.4
02/2019 4.6 7.7 3.1
L=68 Real estate activities 10/2018 5.3 4.3 -1.0
11/2018 4.3 5.9 1.6
12/2018 2.7 10.8 8.1
01/2019 5.0 7.9 2.9
02/2019 4.2 4.8 0.6
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 10/2018 6.1 6.7 0.6
11/2018 4.8 5.6 0.8
12/2018 6.5 6.6 0.1
01/2019 6.1 5.4 -0.7
02/2019 6.0 8.7 2.7
N Administrative and support services activities 10/2018 5.9 5.5 -0.4
11/2018 4.8 4.6 -0.2
12/2018 5.0 4.7 -0.3
01/2019 4.9 6.4 1.5
02/2019 5.6 7.0 1.4
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 10/2018 -4.0 -2.6 1.4
11/2018 -0.3 1.1 1.4
12/2018 -3.0 -1.1 1.9
01/2019 0.2 -1.0 -1.2
02/2019 -3.6 -2.4 1.2
S Other service activities 10/2018 -1.0 2.7 3.7
11/2018 2.7 5.6 2.9
12/2018 4.0 4.8 0.8
01/2019 2.8 3.6 0.8
02/2019 6.9 7.3 0.4
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 turnover in sectors of services

Industry Year Average 1) Average for absolute values 2)
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 2015 -0.8 0.8
2016 -0.9 0.9
2017 -0.9 1.0
H Transportation and storage 2015 -0.4 0.4
2016 -0.4 0.5
2017 -0.3 0.4
I Accommodation and food service activities 2015 -0.5 0.8
2016 -0.7 0.7
2017 0.0 0.6
J Information and communication 2015 -0.5 0.5
2016 -0.6 0.7
2017 0.0 0.6
L=68 Real estate activities 2015 -1.6 1.6
2016 -1.6 1.6
2017 -2.5 3.1
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 2015 -2.0 2.0
2016 -2.1 2.1
2017 -2.7 2.7
N Administrative and support services activities 2015 -0.8 0.8
2016 -1.2 1.2
2017 -1.0 1.0
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 2015 -0.4 0.6
2016 -0.7 0.8
2017 -1.4 2.3
S Other service activities 2015 -1.2 1.2
2016 -0.8 0.8
2017 -1.0 1.1
1) In 2015, the average was calculated from data revised between the first and seventh release months in the statistical reference year. The average for 2016 and 2017 was 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. The data were calculated from annual changes in the original index series.
2) In 2015, the average was calculated from the absolute values of differences between the first and seventh release months. The average for 2016 and 2017 was 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. The data were calculated from annual changes in the original index series.

Source: Turnover of service industries, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Aki Niskanen 029 551 2657, Katja Liukkonen 029 551 3515, palvelut.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 15.5.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of service industries [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0998. March 2019, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/plv/2019/03/plv_2019_03_2019-05-15_rev_001_en.html