Methodological and time series revision in national accounts

Changes will be made in the calculation methods of national accounts on 31 March 2006. At the same time, national accounts time series will change starting from 1975. In connection with the revision, a number of methodological changes and reviews will be made, which will also have an effect on the levels of GDP calculated at current prices and its sub-components and on other national accounts data. The changes may also influence the key ratio figures of tax ratio and general government EMU deficit and gross debt, for which new times series 1975 to 2004 will be released on 31 March 2006. The changes in annual national accounts will be explained on Statistics Finland's Internet pages at

Last updated 16.3.2006

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Taxes and tax-like payments [e-publication].
ISSN=2341-6998. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.4.2019].
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