Environment and nature

Economy-wide material flow accounts

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Economy-wide material flow accounts describe in tonnes the volume of materials extracted, transferred or transformed from nature. The statistics are part of environmental accounts, which describe interaction between the environment and the economy. The data are collected from various sources and published once a year.


Statistics Finland


A total of 184 million tonnes of natural resources were taken into use in Finland in 2020 Domestic material consumption grew by close on five per cent from the previous year and the volume was highest since 2013. The growth was particularly due to increased use of minerals and soil materials - thei…

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