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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2019, 2nd quarter

Appendix table 1. External quarterly data on the finances of municipalities and joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland (internal items eliminated), EUR million 1)

  1st quarter
Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2018 Change, % 2018 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -7 188 2,7 328 -6,3
Tax revenue 6 037 8,6    
Central government transfers to local government 2 209 -0,7    
Financing income 51 -39,1 2 -67,7
Financing expenses 44 2,4 25 -0,1
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 1 066 29,0 305 -8,0
Depreciations and reductions in value 508 2,1 144 -3,3
Extraordinary items (+/-) 1 -96,2 0 -96,3
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 559 57,3 161 -12,0
Investment expenses total 446 1,2 182 -4,4
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 15 859 1,9 3 462 10,9
1) Local government enterprises were combined to the data and internal items were eliminated. Changes are calculated compared to the previous year.

Source: Quarterly local government finances, 1st quarter 2018, Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.05.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Quarterly local government finances [e-publication].
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