Statistics Finland's total operating costs amounted to EUR 56.7 million in 2010. The costs fell by EUR 2.5 million from the year before.
Compensation of employees accounted for 75 per cent of all expenditure. Compared to the previous year, expenditure on the compensation of employees decreased by 2.5 per cent. Consumption expenditure fell, whereas investment expenditure grew from the year before.
The total funding available to Statistics Finland was EUR 61.4 million, or EUR 2.1 million less than in the previous year.
Seventy-three per cent of the funding came as appropriations for operating expenses from the national budget. Revenues from charged activities made up 14 per cent and external financing four per cent of the total funds available. Appropriations carried forward from previous years made up the rest of the total.
EUR 44.6 million were appropriated from the national budget for Statistics Finland's operating expenses. Appropriations carried forward from the previous year totalled EUR 5.9 million. Income from activities subject to charge and external financing from the EU were budgeted net into the appropriations for operating expenses. EUR 5.2 million of the appropriations were carried forward to 2011.
Co-operation projects and external funding, of which a total of EUR 2.2 million were received, constituted other important sources of financing. EUR 1.2 million of the total were received from the EU for diverse statistical development projects. Further EUR 1.0 million of external funding was available, mainly from various co-operative projects with other central government agencies and departments.
Revenues from charged activities contracted slightly from the year before and totalled EUR 8.8 million. The activities showed a surplus of EUR 393,000.
The operating surplus reached in 2010 was 20 per cent of revenues, which was nearly the same as in the previous year. Operating surplus is obtained by deducting the direct costs of charged activities from their profits.
Good one-third of the income came from the largest customer group of central government. The central government reduced its purchases but the local government sector's purchases remained almost on level with the year before. Purchases made by the business sector increased slightly. Diverse service assignments generated the largest share of the sales revenue.
The balance sheet total of Statistics Finland was EUR 3.6 million. Fixed assets and other long-term investments were valued at EUR 1.3 million, most of which came from IT hardware and software. The value of fixed assets decreased by EUR 0.07 million from the year before. The stock of publications was valued at EUR 0.2 million.
Key indicators of charged activities 2009–2010
|Direct costs of charged activities||7,517||7,071|
|Share of charged activities of overhead costs||1,266||1,324|
|Surplus (+) / Deficit (-)||455||393|
Structure of Statistics Finland's costs 2001–2010
Structure of expenditure 2010
Sources of funds 2010
Revenues of operations subject to charge 2001–2010