2006

15 November  International Business Statistics, IBS News
The international IBS News service monitors economic developments in Finland, Europe, Russia, the Baltic states as well as in other main industrial countries. The English-language newsletter reports key statistical news and data on their economies, trade, manufacturing, construction, telecommunications and transport.

5 November Education in Finland - new pocket book of education statistics
Statistics Finland has published a new pocket-size book of statistics on education, Education in Finland 2006. Education in Finland 2006 gives a concise statistical picture of the main elements and trends in the Finnish educational system.

20 July  The value of households' production into view
The National Consumer Research Centre and Statistics Finland have together compiled a new household satellite account. Its purpose is to bring into view the non-market production of households, of which only part is included in national accounts. >>>

1 July   Finland's EU Presidency has started
Finland's six-month Presidency of the Council of the European Union began on 1 July 2006. In the field of statistics the main responsibility during the Presidency lies with Statistics Finland. Information about priorities and legislative dossiers under discussion can be found on the Presidency Website.

15 June  Extend your knowledge about Finland!
5.3 million people, 2.4 million household-dwelling units, 2.4 million passenger cars, 5 million mobile phones, 232,000 enterprises, 2,300 bankruptcies, Germany, Russia and Sweden the biggest trade partners, 78,000 km of public roads, central government debt EUR 60 million, 4 billion hours worked, employment rate 68 per cent, average pension EUR 1,082.

15 June New pocket book of statistics on culture
Statistics Finland has published a new pocket size book of statistics on culture, Finland's Culture in Figures 2006. The publication contains statistics on the main fields of arts, the mass media, and other cultural and leisure activities.

11 May   Versatile and reliable social research
Statistics Finland offers diverse research data on various areas of society, either ready-made or tailored. Our services also include interview surveys, inquiries and Internet data collections.

9 May Statistics Finland's Annual Report 2005 released
The Annual Report includes information about Statistics Finland's central statistics, surveys and services.

9 March   Usage skills of statistics via the Internet
Statistics Finland's eCourse in Statistics offers free of charge a total of five study modules on different statistical topics via the Internet.

31 March   Are you interested in international statistics?
Statistics Finland's Library of Statistics and The European Statistical Data Support provide access to a wide range of international sources of statistical information. Our expert personnel can help you in your search for and use of information.

10 February   Women and men in statistics
The just published pocket statistics Women and Men 2005 includes new and interesting statistical information on gender equality. It presents in a concise manner statistical differences between women and men by means of illustrative tables and charts.

26 January   The value of households' production into view
The National Consumer Research Centre and Statistics Finland have together compiled a new household satellite account. Its purpose is to bring into view the non-market production of households, of which only part is included in national accounts.

3 January   Finland's economy strong by Nordic comparison
Finland's production has grown by 38 per cent from 1995 to 2004, most among all Nordic Countries. The data appear from the new Nordic Statistical Yearbook 2005.


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