National economy

Output of the national economy contracted in September 2023 year-on-year

release | Trend indicator of output 2023, September

According to Statistics Finland, output adjusted for working days contracted in September 2023 by 0.3 per cent from one year ago. Seasonally adjusted output grew by 0.2 per cent in September from the month before. According to revised data, working day adjusted output fell in August 2023 by 0.2 per cent (previously 0.3 %) from August last year. Working day adjusted primary production grew by around 4.9 per cent. Secondary production decreased by about 4.2 per cent and services grew by around 1.2 per cent from September 2022.

Key selections

  • Output adjusted for working days fell by 0.3 per cent in September 2023 from one year ago.
  • Seasonally adjusted GDP is estimated to have decreased by around 0.9 per cent in the third quarter of 2023 from the previous quarter.
  • The number of employed persons is estimated to have fallen by 0.8 per cent from the corresponding quarter last year.
  • The number of hours worked is estimated to have decreased by 0.4 per cent from the quarter before.


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Annual change in volume of the working day adjusted series, %

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