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18 Feb 2019 Marja Rantala from the National Land Survey of Finland appointed Statistics Finland’s Director of Development

Marja Rantala, Deputy Director General of the National Land Survey of Finland becomes Statistics Finland’s fixed-term Director of Development at the Standards and Methods Department for the period between 18 February and 31 December 2019. Appointing a fixed-term Director from a partner agency supports the implementation of Statistics Finland’s strategic objectives at the same time as it creates preconditions for ever stronger networking of central government information actors.

12 Feb 2019 UN sustainable development indicators for Finland compiled into a new website

Statistics Finland has published a website open for all on the UN indicators for sustainable development, from which it is possible to follow the attainment of the sustainable development goals of the UN’s Agenda 2030 in Finland. The indicators can be viewed by means of database tables and figures.

6 Feb 2019 Erkki Virtanen, Johnny Åkerholm and Martti Hetemäki awarded the Eino H. Laurila national income medal

The medals are granted in recognition of their active work in promoting the analytical use of national accounts and its application in preparation of economic policy.

25 Jan 2019 Information about residential areas in Paavo

In which postal code areas in Finland are there most households with children under school-age? And pensioners? The data can be found from Statistics Finland’s free-of-charge Paavo service. The service’s data have been updated today, on Paavo's name day.

15 Jan 2019 Users of statistical data ever more active

Statistics Finland's data are used more regularly than before: now as many as two-thirds of the respondents to the Customer Satisfaction Survey say they use the data regularly. This appears from the survey made by Taloustutkimus, to which good 300 data users responded.


Changes in statistics

20 February 2019 Reviews to the calculation of the Producer Price Index

19 February 2019  The Consumer Price Index's database table No 011 is not updated any more after 2018

13 February 2019 Release lag of turnover indices shortens due to introduction of time series modelling

25 January 2019 Release of annual national accounts data advanced to June in 2019













Last updated 22 Feb 2019