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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2018, 3rd quarter

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

  3rd quarter
Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2017 Change, % 2017 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -21 123 -1,3 715 10,0
Tax revenue 17 443 1,6 0  
Central government transfers to local government 6 635 -2,4 0  
Financing income 492 5,9 20 28,9
Financing expenses 136 -7,0 77 -4,5
Annual contribution margin (+/-) 3 312 15,2 658 12,5
Depreciations and reductions in value 1 508 1,7 446 6,6
Extraordinary items (+/-) 84 -59,3 11 -82,6
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 1 887 18,2 223 -2,7
Investment expenses total 2 125 7,4 620 17,9
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 15 188 2,3 3 226 6,3
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, 3rd quarter 2017, Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.11.2017

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