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Wed, 16 Dec, 2015 12:09:28 AM
FTimes Report, Dec 16
 
Three months' year-on-year change in turnover in services (TOL 2008). Source: Turnover of service industries, Statistics Finland.
Turnover in service industries grew by 3.1 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter, according to Statistics Finland.
 
One year previously, the turnover went up by 3.8 per cent over the same period.  
 
The turnover grew in almost all main service industries in the third quarter from one year ago, the data show.  
 
Among the main service industries, the turnover of administrative and support service activities also grew briskly in July to September, by 4.8 per cent from one year back.
 
Of the sub-industries of administrative and support service activities, employment activities developed most favourably, as there turnover rose by 9.2 per cent from one year previously.
 
Among the main industries, a growth of 4.1 per cent was also attained in accommodation and food service activities from one year ago. 
 
The prolonged strong growth in information and communication activities slowed down in the third quarter to 3.1 per cent from the corresponding period of last year.
 
Of the sub-industries, development was weakest in publishing activities, whose turnover fell by 4.6 per cent from the corresponding period of the year before.
 
The most significant change in the development of turnover occurred in computer programming, whose turnover grew by only 4.1 per cent in the third quarter.
 
In January to June, the field still was growing by nearly 20 per cent.
 
Of the main services industries, transportation and storage still developed weakest, as turnover fell by 0.6 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter.
 
While turnover in road and railway traffic decreased by 1.7 per cent, at the same time, turnover in water traffic rose by 8.4 per cent.
 
The turnover grew in almost all main service industries year-on-year in the third quarter.
 
It grew most rapidly in professional, scientific and technical activities and real estate activities, both of which grew by 6.7 per cent from one year ago.
 
Of the sub-industries of professional, scientific and technical activities, the strongest development was seen in the turnover of research and development, which grew by 13.5 per cent from the corresponding period of the previous year.
 
Among the main service industries, the turnover of administrative and support service activities also grew briskly in July to September, by 4.8 per cent from one year back.
 
Of the sub-industries of administrative and support service activities, employment activities developed most favourably, as their turnover rose by 9.2 per cent from one year previously.
 
Among the main industries, a growth of 4.1 per cent was also attained in accommodation and food service activities from one year ago.
 
Food service activities went up by 4.2 per cent and accommodation by 3.9 per cent from the year before as per the statistics.
 
The prolonged strong growth in information and communication activities slowed down in the third quarter to 3.1 per cent from the corresponding period of last year.
 
Of the sub-industries, development was weakest in publishing activities, whose turnover fell by 4.6 per cent from the corresponding period of the year before.
 
The most significant change in the development of turnover occurred in computer programming, whose turnover grew by only 4.1 per cent in the third quarter.
 
The field still was growing by nearly 20 per cent in January to June.
 
Of the main services industries, transportation and storage still developed weakest, as turnover fell by 0.6 per cent in the third quarter from the corresponding period of the previous year.
 
The turnover in water traffic rose by 8.4 per cent while in road and railway traffic it decreased by 1.7 per cent.
 
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