This is an archived release.
Strong growth in transport
Transportation’s solid growth from the 2nd quarter continues into the 3rd quarter. Turnover in the industry section referred to as transportation and storage increased by 4.5 per cent from the 3rd quarter of 2012 to the 3rd quarter of 2013.
|Share||3rd quarter 2013|
|Percent of the industry per 2010||Value index||Change from the same period last year (per cent)|
|Transportation and storage||100.0||115.0||4.5|
|Land transport and transport via pipelines||25.0||111.8||6.2|
|Warehousing and support activities for transportation||25.3||119.6||5.2|
|Postal and courier activities||4.6||85.2||3.9|
|Accommodation and food service activities||100.0||129.9||4.5|
|Food and beverage service activities||62.8||127.5||4.8|
|Information and communication||100.0||100.5||3.0|
|Motion picture, video and television progamme production, sound recording and music publishing activities||3.5||90.5||-0.7|
|Programming and broadcasting activities||5.1||116.0||5.4|
|Information service activities||3.7||132.0||-3.2|
Turnover for the industry group interurban passenger rail transport increased by 15.5 per cent from the 3rd quarter of 2012 to the 3rd quarter 2013. Freight rail transport turnover went up by 3.3 per cent, while for other passenger land transport the increase was 7.0 per cent. Freight transport by road and removal services saw turnover increase by 5.9 per cent in the same period.
Increase across the board
In the industry groups Passenger air transport and sea and coastal passenger water transport, turnover went up by 4.9 and 6.2 per cent respectively from the 3rd quarter of 2012 to the same quarter in 2013. Sea and coastal freight water transport had 2.6 per cent more turnover at the end of the same period.
In the industry division referred to as publishing activities, turnover in the 3rd quarter of 2013 was more than 8 per cent above that of the same quarter in 2012.
The industry group hotels and similar accommodation saw a 2.4 per cent increase, while restaurants and mobile food service activities had a 3.1 per cent increase in the same period.
The statistics is now published as Turnover index for service activities.