Official Statistics of Finland

Local government finances

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Municipalities expenses made a downturn in 2017
01 Jun 2018
According to preliminary financial statement data collected by Statistics Finland, the operating expenses of municipalities made a downturn in 2017. Municipalities combined operating expenses totalled EUR 35.9 billion and they decreased by 2.3 per cent compared with the actual financial statement data for the previous year. Total operating revenue amounted to EUR 7.2 billion, which represented a decline of 6.1 per cent from the previous year's level. These data appear from the preliminary financial statement data of the statistics on local government finances, for which data were collected from all 311 municipalities and 141 joint municipal authorities in Finland.

Next release:
21 Sep 2018

Description: The statistics on local government finances describe data on municipalities' and joint municipal authorities' income and expenditure, investments, financing, assets and liabilities.
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Keywords: public sector, local government finances, municipal finances, municipalities, joint municipal authorities, expenditure, investments, operational economy, financial statements, consolidated financial statements, income, tax revenues.
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Change: Data of the statistics on local government finances for 2015 and 2016 have been corrected
03 Nov 2017
Statistics Finland has corrected the release on the statistics on local government finances for the statistical reference year 2015 concerning joint municipal authorities.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Local government finances [e-publication].
ISSN=2343-4163. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.6.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kta/index_en.html

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