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Published: 1 November 2018

Value of industrial output EUR 86.5 billion in 2017

According to Statistics Finland's statistics on industrial output, the value of the sold output of industry (branches B and C) was EUR 86.5 billion in 2017. The value of the sold output of industry grew by nearly 11 per cent from the previous year. The metal industry had a share of 43 per cent in total value of sold output, the chemical industry 21 per cent, the forest industry 19 per cent, and the food industry 10 per cent. Commodities are broken down into more specific subcategories in Appendix table 1. More detailed level commodity-specific data on the value and volume of sold domestic output and data on the volume of total output are published in the StatFin statistical database.

Value of sold industrial output by commodity in 2017 1)

  Value of sold industrial production (million euro) Proportion of industrial production (%) Change of annual value (%)
Total 86 529 100,0 10,7
B Mining and quarrying 1 560 1,8 23,7
C Manufacturing 84 969 98,2 10,5
10-12 Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco 8 694 10,0 3,6
13-15 Manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and leather related products 538 0,6 5,5
16-17 Forest industry 16 465 19,0 4,2
19-22 Chemical industry 17 818 20,6 10,5
24-30, 33 Metal industry 37 277 43,1 16,0
18, 23, 31, 32 Other manufacturing 4 177 4,8 5,9
1) The data were summed from the PRODCOM classification to less detailed levels. Detailed commodity-specific data can be found in the StatFin statistical database.

The data in the statistics on industrial output for 2017 were updated in the StatFin data service on 1 November 2018. The annual table of the statistics contains data on the value and volume of sold domestic output by commodity heading as well as data on the volume of total domestic output. In addition, the data on sold output for 2015 to 2017 were combined into a specific database table. The data for 2016 and 2017 were also updated in the year-specific tables in the archives of the StatFin statistical service. The service has data available from 1998 onwards. The data are collected annually from enterprises and establishments in the industries of mining and quarrying (industry B) and manufacturing (industry C).

Source: Industrial output 2017, Statistics Finland

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Updated 1.11.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Industrial output [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-3226. 2017. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.5.2024].
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