Library of Statistics

Service centre for statistical data is open for everybody.

Contact us by telephone or by email or come and visit us

  • Telephone information service at +358 29 551 2220 Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm
  • Our service point is located in Kalasatama, please arrange your visit in advance
  • You can also return your loans to Statistics Finland’s lobby Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4.15 pm

Information service and guidance

Our information service experts assist users in finding the required data by telephone at +358 29 551 2220, by email and through our chat service. Guidance and short information service is free of charge.

Chargeable information service

We carry out more extensive information searches as a chargeable service. We utilise Finnish and international data sources.


The Library of Statistics has Finland's largest collection of national and international statistics in both printed and electronic formats. There are statistics from Finland and various countries across the world, the oldest publications are from the 1850s. In the Library of Statistics you can read printed and electronic periodicals and literature especially concerning statistics, national economy and social sciences.

Lending and interlibrary loan service

Material in the Library of Statistics' collection can be lent, apart from reference books, periodicals, and archive material. Interlibrary loan service supplies publications and facsimile copies from the Library's own collections to other libraries.