This is archive content that is no longer updated.

Go to the up-to-date statistics page.

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

Latest publication: Quarterly national accounts 2021, 4th quarter

Published: 30 November 2021

Gross domestic product grew by 0.8 per cent from the previous quarter

According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the volume 1) of Finland’s gross domestic product increased in July to September by 0.8 per cent from the previous quarter. Compared with the third quarter of 2020, GDP adjusted for working days grew by 4.2 per cent.

Gross domestic product by quarter, volume series, reference year 2015 (EUR bn)

Gross domestic product by quarter, volume series, reference year 2015 (EUR bn)

According to revised data, GDP grew in April to June by 2.2 per cent from the previous quarter (was 2.1%) and by 8.2 per cent from twelve months back (was 7.5%).

In the third quarter of 2021, the volume of exports increased by 4.1 per cent from the previous quarter and by 9.4 per cent year-on-year. Imports grew by 2.9 per cent from the previous quarter and by 6.1 per cent year-on-year.

In the third quarter, the volume of private consumption increased by 1.3 per cent from the previous quarter and by 3.1 per cent from twelve months back. Gross fixed capital formation, or investments, fell by 3.1 per cent from the previous quarter and by 0.3 per cent year-on-year.

Statistics Finland has also published a review on the effects of the corona crisis combining several statistics (in Finnish only): http://www.stat.fi/ajk/koronavirus/koronavirus-ajankohtaista-tilastotietoa/miten-vaikutukset-nakyvat-tilastoissa/talouden-tilannekuva


1) Volume refers to data from which the effects of price changes have been eliminated. Volumes (reference year 2015) are expressed relative to the 2015 level at current prices (in EUR). Change percentages from the quarter of the previous year have been calculated from time series adjusted for working days, and change percentages from the previous quarter from seasonally adjusted time series.

Source: National Accounts 2021, 3rd quarter. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Samu Hakala 029 551 3756, Eljas Tuomaala 029 551 2723, kansantalous.suhdanteet@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Katri Kaaja

Publication in pdf-format (302.0 kB)

Reviews
Tables

Tables in databases

Revisions in these statistics

Updated 30.11.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Quarterly national accounts [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-9765. 3rd quarter 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 3.7.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ntp/2021/03/ntp_2021_03_2021-11-30_tie_001_en.html