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Statistics Finland’s operations are funded with appropriations from the national budget, income from the agency’s charged activities, and with funding received from other government authorities and the EU. In 2015 seventy nine per cent of the funding came as appropriations for operating expenses, that is, from the national budget. Revenue from charged activities made up 12 per cent and external financing three per cent of the total funds available.

At the end of 2015, the personnel of Statistics Finland numbered 795. The number of staff-years totalled 736, of which interviewers in data collection accounted for 91. Women made up 63 per cent of the total personnel of whom 72 per cent had at least lowest level tertiary or university qualification.

Key indicators on Statistics Finland's operations 2013–2015

  2013
EUR million
2014
EUR million
2015
EUR million
FINANCING 65.4 65.8 63.7
Appropriations for operating expenses 50.5 51.8 50.4
Appropriations carried forward from previous years 4.9 4.4 3.7
Revenue from operations subject to charge 8.1 7.6 8.0
External financing 2.0 2.0 1.7
EXPENSES 60.9 62.2 57.0
Transfer to the next year 4.4 3.7 6.7
 
Circulation of publications, number 10,000 8,000 6,000
Statistical releases, number 627 640 556
HTML text pages on the Internet, number 174,000 191,000 207,000
Personnel, staff-years 842 832 736

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