24.11.2011

Turnover in Finland’s service industries increased by 7.3% in June to August

Administrative and support service activities enjoyed the fastest growth.

The turnover in Finland’s service industries grew by 7.3% in June to August compared to the same time period one year ago, according to Statistics Finland. Among the service industries, administrative and support service activities had the fastest turnover growth with an 11% increase from one year ago. Professional, scientific and technical activities also performed well with 9% turnover growth.

The turnover in accommodation and food service activities improved by 8.3%, while transportation and storage services enjoyed 7.4% growth. Other growth sectors were real estate activities (5.2%), information and communication (4.7%), arts, entertainment and recreation (3.8%) and other service activities (3.6%).

Services examined by Statistics Finland are exclusive of trade and the data have been adjusted for working days by eliminating the effects of calendar variations.


Source: Statistics Finland