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

Latest publication: Turnover of service industries 2021, March

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 (2020-11-13)
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 04/2020 -16.9 -16.9 0.0
05/2020 -17.5 -19.1 -1.6
06/2020 -13.8 -13.4 0.4
07/2020 -11.5 -11.3 0.2
08/2020 -10.8 -9.6 1.2
H Transportation and storage 04/2020 -28.0 -28.2 -0.2
05/2020 -28.1 -29.5 -1.4
06/2020 -25.8 -26.3 -0.5
07/2020 -25.0 -25.7 -0.7
08/2020 -24.0 -23.8 0.2
I Accommodation and food service activities 04/2020 -68.2 -67.4 0.8
05/2020 -67.5 -63.6 3.9
06/2020 -41.4 -32.6 8.8
07/2020 -18.3 -13.9 4.4
08/2020 -22.9 -17.5 5.4
J Information and communication 04/2020 0.4 2.4 2.0
05/2020 -0.9 -2.0 -1.1
06/2020 0.1 1.8 1.7
07/2020 -0.1 0.4 0.5
08/2020 2.2 2.0 -0.2
L=68 Real estate activities 04/2020 0.6 -3.8 -4.4
05/2020 0.0 -4.0 -4.0
06/2020 0.9 0.8 -0.1
07/2020 2.2 4.9 2.7
08/2020 2.2 2.1 -0.1
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 04/2020 -5.0 -4.0 1.0
05/2020 -6.8 -10.0 -3.2
06/2020 -5.6 -8.6 -3.0
07/2020 -2.7 -4.9 -2.2
08/2020 -5.3 -2.6 2.7
N Administrative and support services activities 04/2020 -15.2 -16.2 -1.0
05/2020 -14.3 -16.6 -2.3
06/2020 -13.0 -12.9 0.1
07/2020 -13.0 -12.1 0.9
08/2020 -11.3 -9.8 1.5
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 04/2020 -40.9 -41.7 -0.8
05/2020 -40.4 -44.6 -4.2
06/2020 -31.9 -33.8 -1.9
07/2020 -25.2 -30.8 -5.6
08/2020 -23.0 -22.2 0.8
S Other service activities 04/2020 -18.1 -24.7 -6.6
05/2020 -14.3 -18.5 -4.2
06/2020 -10.8 -9.9 0.9
07/2020 -4.9 -5.5 -0.6
08/2020 -4.6 -3.2 1.4
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 working day adjusted turnover in sectors of services

Industry Year Average 1) Average for absolute values 2)
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 2016 -0.9 0.9
2017 -1.0 1.0
2018 -0.8 0.8
H Transportation and storage 2016 -0.3 0.5
2017 -0.3 0.4
2018 -0.8 0.9
I Accommodation and food service activities 2016 -0.7 0.8
2017 0.1 0.6
2018 -0.6 0.6
J Information and communication 2016 -0.6 0.8
2017 -0.1 0.7
2018 -0.2 0.6
L=68 Real estate activities 2016 -1.4 1.4
2017 -2.5 2.8
2018 -2.4 2.4
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 2016 -2.0 2.0
2017 -2.6 2.6
2018 -1.5 1.5
N Administrative and support services activities 2016 -1.0 1.0
2017 -1.0 1.0
2018 -1.0 1.1
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 2016 -0.7 0.8
2017 -1.3 2.3
2018 0.4 0.6
S Other service activities 2016 -0.8 0.9
2017 -0.9 1.1
2018 -1.2 1.4
1) The average have been 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.
2) The average have been 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.

Source: Turnover of service industries, Statistics Finland

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Head of Department in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 13.11.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of service industries [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0998. September 2020, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.5.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/plv/2020/09/plv_2020_09_2020-11-13_rev_001_en.html