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 2013 seventy seven 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 2013, the personnel of Statistics Finland numbered 950. The number of staff-years totalled 842, of which interviewers in data collection accounted for 106. Women made up 63 per cent of the total personnel of whom 69 per cent had at least lowest level tertiary or university qualification.

Key indicators on Statistics Finland's operations 2011–2013

EUR million
EUR million
EUR million
FINANCING 61.2 65.4 65.4
Appropriations for operating expenses 45.4 49.2 50.5
Appropriations carried forward from previous years 5.2 5.1 4.9
Revenue from operations subject to charge 8.8 8.9 8.1
External financing 1.8 2.2 2.0
EXPENSES 56.1 60.5 60.9
Transfer to the next year 5.1 4.9 4.4
Circulation of publications, number 20,000 13,500 10,000
Statistical releases, number 624 618 627
HTML text pages on the Internet, number 138,000 156,000 174,000
Personnel, staff-years 820 864 842


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