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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2019, 2nd quarter

Appendix table 1. External quarterly data on the finances of municipalities and joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland, EUR million 1)

  2nd quarter
Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2017 Change, % 2017 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -14 196 -1,9 518 -11,4
Tax revenue 11 348 2,0    
Central government transfers to local government 4 433 -2,2    
Financing income 387 4,9 15 29,5
Financing expenses 96 -0,8 51 -5,0
Annual contribution margin (+/-) 1 877 28,2 482 -11,2
Depreciations and reductions in value 969 -1,7 297 6,6
Extraordinary items (+/-) 31 -84,4 4 97,3
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 938 39,1 189 -29,0
Investment expenses total 1 119 -3,4 396 20,2
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 15 693 5,7 3 199 7,0
1) Local government enterprises were combined to the data and internal items were eliminated. Changes are calculated compared to the previous year.

Source: Quarterly local government finances, 2nd quarter 2017, Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.08.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Quarterly local government finances [e-publication].
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