|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Business Confidence||Oct 2018||8.3||11.1||SA||Monthly|
|Industrial Production||Sep 2018||6,230,000,000||6,040,000,000||2010 USD, NSA||Monthly|
|Capacity Utilization||Dec 2017||81.1||83||%, NSA||Monthly|
|Change in Inventories||2017||471,000,000||700,000,000||NCU||Annual|
|Real Change in Inventories||1970||314,121,900||NCU||Annual|
For Finland, the volume index of industrial output describes the changes in the volume of industrial output that occur. The index uses fixed prices compared to a specific base period. The index is based on answers to questions that are sent to enterprises or establishments.
Classification: TOL 2008, the adaptation of NACE Rev. 2.
The data used to create the index are based on a monthly survey. Enterprises and establishments are surveyed mainly asking them for data on output amounts. These enterprises and establishments are sent inquiries monthly. The index ix calculated using a weighted arthmetic average of the ouput. The weights used are considered moving weights meaning that they are updated annually.
The base year of the index is changed every five years and occurs during years ending in 0 and 5 (e.g. 2010 and 2015).