Library of Statistics

The Library of Statistics serves all in need of statistical data.

  • Ask the information specialist by email or with the Ask about statistics web form.
  • Telephone information service Mon–Fri from 9 am to 4 pm, +358 29 551 2220
  • The Library is open from Monday to Friday between 12 am and 2 pm, or as agreed.
    Street address: Työpajankatu 13, Helsinki (Statistics Finland's main entrance)
  • Where needed, loans can be returned to the main lobby by Statistics Finland's main entrance during office hours from 8 am to 4.15 pm.

Service centre for national and international statistical data

The Library of Statistics is a unit of Statistics Finland that specialises in the acquisition of statistical data and in the provision of services based on them. It functions as a special, public statistical library in Finland, and as a data archive for Statistics Finland.

  • The Library has Finland's largest collection of national and international statistics in both printed and electronic formats.
  • The Library has PC terminals which customers can use to search information from all sources, including domestic and international services that are subject to charge.
  • The Library gives personal assistance in information searching via email or telephone. Extensive searches are done on assignment.
  • The Library of Statistics' user support service provides assistance as well to those needing information on the use of Eurostat's data.
  • The Library's website provides a variety of ways for accessing statistical data and tools for searching and finding them on the Internet.

Last updated 20.5.2015