Government Finance

Central government budget

  Balance
sheet
Budget 1) Budget
proposal
Change  
  2015 2016 2017 2016–2017
  € million € million € million € million %
Revenue           
Taxes and other levies 39 941 40 777 41 564 787 2
– on income and property 12 597 12 888 13 049 161 1
– on turnover 17 570 17 815 18 111 296 2
– excise duties 6 811 7 059 7 190 131 2
– other taxes 2 851 2 902 3 077 175 6
– other levies 112 113 137 24 21
Miscellaneous revenues 6 147 5 367 5 241 -127 -2
Interest income, income from sale
of shares and profits entered as income
2 362 2 448 2 485 37 2
Loans, net 4 927 5 798 5 947 148 3
Total 53 377 54 391 55 236 845 2
Expenditure          
Parliament 175 163 180 17 11
President of the Republic 16 13 14 0 2
Prime Minister's Office 183 208 210 3 1
Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1 210 1 048 1 067 19 2
Ministry of Justice 920 926 916 -11 -1
Ministry of the Interior 1 397 1 710 1 508 -202 -12
Ministry of Defence 2 692 2 886 2 824 -62 -2
Ministry of Finance 16 702 17 317 16 967 -350 -2
Ministry of Education and Culture 6 685 6 801 6 773 -28 -0
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 2 501 2 560 2 545 -14 -1
Ministry of Transport and Communications 2 957 2 932 3 236 303 10
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment 3 747 2 936 2 928 -8 -0
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health 12 781 13 115 14 580 1 466 11
Ministry of the Environment 203 202 180 -22 -11
Rents on State debt 1 530 1 573 1 308 -266 -17
Total 53 700 54 391 55 236 845 2

1) Incl. supplementary budget

Source: Government's Budget Proposal

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 10.2.2017

General government deficit/surplus and debt

  Deficit (-) / surplus (+) (EDP) Debt (EDP)
  € million as % of GDP € million as % of GDP
1975 906 5,0 1 180 6,5
1980 1 262 3,7 3 773 11,2
1990 4 834 5,3 12 547 13,8
2000 9 341 6,9 57 926 42,5
2010 -4 883 -2,6 88 160 47,1
2011 -2 056 -1,0 95 490 48,5
2012 -4 362 -2,2 107 708 53,9
2013 -5 315 -2,6 114 801 56,5
2014 -6 495 -3,2 123 696 60,2
2015 -5 730 -2,7 133 381 63,7
2016* -4 100 -1,9 136 054 63,6

* preliminary data

Source:  Statistics Finland, General government deficit and debt

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 3.4.2017

Taxes and tax-like payments 1)

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015* 2016*
  At current prices, € million
Income taxes 29 334 29 202 30 797 31 479 32 371 32 933
Compulsory social security contributions 23 776 25 261 25 632 26 011 26 639 27 628
Taxes on property 2 138 2 361 2 599 2 719 3 017 3 066
Taxes on goods and services 27 240 28 186 29 430 29 572 29 801 31 265
Other taxes 262 259 230 246 246 262
Taxes and payments, total 82 750 85 269 88 688 90 027 92 074 95 154
  Relative to GDP, %
Income taxes 14,9 14,6 15,1 15,3 15,4 15,3
Compulsory social security contributions 12,1 12,6 12,6 12,7 12,7 12,8
Taxes on property 1,1 1,2 1,3 1,3 1,4 1,4
Taxes on goods and services 13,8 14,1 14,5 14,4 14,2 14,5
Other taxes 0,1 0,1 0,1 0,1 0,1 0,1
Taxes and payments, total 42,0 42,7 43,6 43,8 43,9 44,1

* preliminary data

1) Incl. general government and the institutions of the EU

Source:  Statistics Finland, Taxes and tax-like payments

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 3.8.2017

Public development cooperation

  Net disbursements    
  Bilateral cooperation Multilateral cooperation Total  % of GNI
  € million € million € million  
1990 320,1 223,9 544,0 0,61
1991 398,2 234,3 632,5 0,75
1992 317,8 167,9 485,7 0,60
1993 232,9 108,8 341,7 0,42
1994 187,7 67,2 254,8 0,29
1995 161,7 123,5 285,2 0,30
1996 165,8 149,8 315,6 0,32
1997 174,6 156,0 330,5 0,30
1998 187,8 168,5 356,3 0,30
1999 225,9 165,0 390,9 0,31
2000 235,6 166,9 402,4 0,30
2001 250,6 183,8 434,4 0,30
2002 266,7 223,7 490,4 0,33
2003 273,2 221,1 494,3 0,33
2004 323,4 223,8 547,2 0,34
2005 480,1 245,6 725,7 0,44
2006 390,2 274,5 664,8 0,38
2007 426,6 290,3 716,9 0,38
2008 480,6 327,6 808,2 0,42
2009 568,1 358,4 926,5 0,51
2010 633,5 372,9 1 006,4 0,53
2011 614,1 399,2 1 013,3 0,51
2012 620,8 406,0 1 026,7 0,51
2013 618,0 463,0 1 081,1 0,53
2014 715,7 516,3 1 232,0 0,59
2015 629,1 532,0 1 161,1 *0,55
2016* 573,7 382,0 955,7 0,44

* preliminary data

Source:  Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 12.4.2017

 

Main topic: Government Finance

Last updated 3 Aug 2017

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