Official Statistics of Finland

Local government finances

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Data:

Latest release:
Net costs of municipalities social and health care activities in 2017 lower than the year before
21 Sep 2018
According to Statistics Finlands statistics on local government finances, the net costs of municipalities social and health care activities in 2017 amounted to EUR 17.8 billion and they decreased by 0.7 per cent from the previous year. Social and health care activities formed the largest share of the net costs of the entire operational economy with 58.4 per cent. The largest part of the net costs of social and health care activities was directed at specialised health care, on which municipalities spent in total EUR 6.7 billion. Data for the statistics were collected from all 311 municipalities and all 141 joint municipal authorities in Finland.

Next release:
31 May 2019

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.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Local government finances [e-publication].
ISSN=2343-4163. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.12.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kta/index_en.html