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Appendix table 1. Civil cases concluded, received and carried forward at district courts by case group in 2013

Case groups Cases concluded total change from the previous year, % Cases carried forward from the previous year change from the previous year, % Cases received in 2013 change from the previous year, % Cases carried over to the following year change from the previous year, %
CIVIL CASES, TOTAL 491 727 4,9 117 308 30,9 447 253 -4,9 72 834 -20,1
CIVIL MATTERS 441 695 4,5 95 948 38,0 400 507 -5,9 54 760 -24,2
Family law 1 680 5,5 705 7,0 1 653 4,6 678 4,8
Guardianship and trusteeship 3 200,0 2 . 1 -66,7 - -200,0
Inheritance and wills 214 7,5 210 22,8 185 -20,9 181 -12,1
Real estate 1 198 2,1 543 9,9 1 129 -2,5 474 -1,0
Tenancy cases 25 510 4,2 4 436 14,3 23 473 -0,8 2 399 -21,9
Personal property 43 273 -6,7 9 792 61,2 37 779 -20,6 4 298 -40,7
  — of which indebtedness based on sale of personal property 41 631 -6,8 9 191 68,5 36 297 -21,0 3 857 -42,7
Incorporeal rights 94 -43,4 90 -9,1 77 -50,3 73 -17,0
Indebtedness and receivables 298 850 10,8 59 127 46,1 274 447 0,6 34 724 -20,4
  — of which other claim based on indebtedness 293 294 11,2 57 655 46,9 269 490 0,9 33 851 -20,3
Service contracts, commissions, agreements regarding the product of work 63 214 -13,1 15 370 27,0 55 637 -23,0 7 793 -33,1
  — of which indebtedness based on other service contracts, commissions, agreements regarding the product of work 61 623 -13,1 13 896 31,3 54 069 -23,4 6 342 -38,1
Maritime law 9 -64,0 41 -18,0 11 -38,9 43 0,0
Insurance agreements 133 -1,5 174 -3,3 100 -23,1 141 -19,4
Right of recourse of the insurer 374 -11,8 119 20,2 305 -26,5 50 -44,4
Responsibility for compensation outside contract 2 386 80,0 3 248 1,5 1 313 14,1 2 175 -28,4
  — of which civil (law) cases based on the Damages Act 784 -4,6 674 1,7 1 060 33,0 950 48,9
  — of which compensation liability based on a crime 1 489 227,3 1 706 -4,5 207 13,7 424 -72,0
Societies and foundations 1 856 15,1 636 8,9 1 774 12,0 554 -0,4
Title to personal property under distraint - -100,0 - 0,0 - -100,0 - 0,0
Bankruptcy and composition 348 21,7 336 10,2 295 1,4 283 -8,7
Debt rearrangement and company restructuring procedure 13 18,2 6 -40,0 13 85,7 6 0,0
Security measures, evictions, executive assistance 1 303 -3,5 262 9,6 1 180 -10,3 139 -32,2
Other civil suit 679 -5,4 506 -4,0 587 -16,1 414 -18,7
Land rights matters 558 0,5 345 -6,0 548 7,5 335 4,0
PETITIONARY MATTERS 50 032 8,2 21 360 6,2 46 746 3,8 18 074 -4,3
Child legislation 3 195 12,6 1 481 18,6 2 936 -0,5 1 222 -10,3
  — of which decision regarding custody of child and visiting rights 1 413 18,1 798 23,5 1 261 -2,4 646 -12,9
  — of which amendment of decision regarding custody of child 1 081 5,6 441 12,8 1 003 -2,4 363 -8,1
  — of which change of decision regarding visiting rights 373 24,3 214 19,6 358 7,8 199 -5,7
Marriage law and cohabiting partnership 18 681 2,0 12 062 1,9 17 060 -3,2 10 441 -6,3
   — of which divorce (no ancillary claims) 17 158 3,4 11 171 2,7 15 821 -2,0 9 834 -5,7
  — of which divorce (with ancillary claims) 1 055 -4,3 806 -2,2 814 -13,1 565 -14,3
Guardianship cases 9 442 10,2 1 089 42,0 8 906 6,2 553 -6,0
  — of which appointment of a representative of interests because of declined state of health 6 048 4,0 570 20,0 5 737 0,9 259 -26,0
Inheritance and wills 1 761 8,5 353 23,0 1 669 5,3 261 4,8
Debt rearrangement procedure of a private person 4 813 5,7 2 306 8,4 4 348 -2,0 1 841 -8,4
Restructuring of companies 669 11,3 411 28,4 640 11,5 382 30,4
Other non-contentious civil claims 6 243 31,9 905 7,2 6 205 35,7 867 27,3
Bankruptcies 3 386 3,6 2 147 2,4 3 286 1,6 2 047 -0,8
Enforcement of decisions 540 11,1 158 0,6 500 9,4 118 -7,8
Distraint 1 176 2,9 370 6,6 1 070 -2,1 264 -11,1
Applications regarding registered partnership 126 0,8 78 -1,3 126 9,6 78 13,0

Source: Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 2.4.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Decisions by district courts in civil cases [e-publication].
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