About the site

The web service is available in Finnish, Swedish and English. The language versions have limited content.

The front page contains the latest statistical data that are updated at 9 am. The release calendar lists in advance all the statistical data and publications to be released over the year. The news carousel contains topical news highlights. The front page also comprises key figures that are updated regularly. The front page also offers links to Statistics Finland's key services and topical themes.

The data on statistics are published in the Statistics section. The section comprises statistics by alphabet, topic, keyword and producer.

The Metadata section contains metadata on Statistics Finland's statistics and descriptions of all statistics produced by Statistics Finland. 

The Data collections section provides information about ongoing and starting collections of data and general information about data collections.

The Products and services section presents Statistics Finland's free and chargeable services.

The News section has an updated list of news and information on coming events.

The Statistics Finland section presents the agency's activity and functions, legislation relating to the activity, the national statistical service and international cooperation. The section also contains information on Statistics Finland as an employer.

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Search function

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RSS feeds

Part of the web service contents can be subscribed to as RSS feeds. The RSS feed icon   can be seen on all Statistics Finland's web service pages on which an RSS feed can be subscribed to. The feeds are available in Finnish, Swedish and English. The contents of the language versions may differ.

Statistical releases:

Statistical releases by topic (26 topics, e.g. Housing):

Statistical releases by statistics (over 160 statistics, e.g. Prices of dwellings):

Feedback form

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Web browsers and responsiveness

The web service works with the most common browser versions. The website is responsive and its content gets scaled by the terminal device.

Attachment files

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Terms of Use

Unless otherwise separately stated in connection with the product, data or service, Statistics Finland is the producer of the data and the owner of the copyright. Further information on the Terms of Use page.

Legal provision

The aim is to keep the contents of the web service correct and timely. We invest in the reliability of the web service, but technical problems may occur in the web service. Statistics Finland is not responsible for any costs or damages that may be caused by possible errors or technical problems.

Register descriptions

Information about Statistics Finland's statutory register descriptions is available on the Register descriptions page.


Different statistical data are collected concerning the use of the website in order to develop it. Statistics Finland's website uses cookies in order to better monitor the number of visitors and visits. No personal information is collected on the users based on which an individual user could be identified. Web analytics services Snoobi Analytics and Google Analytics are used to collect statistics on service use.

Statistics are collected on

  • IP address and the corresponding DNS name
  • The organisation that has registered the IP address (so-called whois data)
  • The name and address of the page the visitor is on
  • The time when the page was loaded
  • The previous page the visitor was on (so-called referrer data)
  • The type, version and language of the visitor's browser
  • Screen resolution and number of colours of the visitor's monitor
  • The visitor's operating system and its language
  • The cookie and java support of the visitor's browser
  • The number of pages in the page history

In connection with data collection each visitor is given a unique ID number which helps connect consecutive page loads to the same visitor and recognise a return visit to the page. The ID number is stored in the cookie on the visitor's browser. Cookies can be turned off from the browser settings. This allows the user to prevent collection of data with the help of cookies.

Further information

Further information is available from Statistics Finland's web services support unit.

Head of Development Markku Huttunen, tel. +358 29 551 3337

Information Services Planner Laura Karhu, tel. +358 29 551 2993

Staff email addresses are of the form firstname.lastname@stat.fi