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Latest publication: Turnover estimate of large enterprises 2017, February
Published: 30 December 2016
Turnover of large enterprises remained almost on level with the previous month in November
According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, seasonally adjusted turnover of large enterprises grew by 0.1 per cent in November 2016 compared with October. In October, the seasonally adjusted turnover of large enterprises remained on level with the previous month, while in September, turnover was 0.8 per cent higher than in the month before.
Seasonally adjusted change in the turnover of large enterprises from the previous month, %
The unadjusted turnover of large enterprises grew by 5.8 per cent in November 2016 compared with November 2015. The turnover of large enterprises grew by 0.3 per cent in January to November from one year ago.
Annual change in the turnover of large enterprises, %
The turnover estimate of large enterprises is based on a sample formed of 2,000 enterprises with the most significant turnover in manufacturing, construction, trade and other service industries. Excluded from the statistics are enterprises engaged in primary production, and bank and insurance activities.
The enterprises described in the statistics make up nearly 70 per cent of the turnover of all enterprises operating in Finland, represent more than one-half of the investments made and employ good 40 per cent of the personnel of all enterprises.
The data can be used for short-term monitoring of development in business activities and the market. The economic situation of the whole enterprise sector cannot be assessed solely based on these statistics, because the economic development of smaller enterprises may differ from large enterprises.
More detailed data on the development of various industries are published monthly on the home pages of business trend indicators.
Source: Turnover estimate of large enterprises, Statistics Finland
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Turnover estimate of large enterprises [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-0723. November 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.4.2017].
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