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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2018, 4th 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)

  2nd quarter
Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2018 Change, % 2018 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -14 705 3,1 407 -20,7
Tax revenue 11 633 2,5    
Central government transfers to local government 4 415 -0,6    
Financing income 378 -3,0 18 18,7
Financing expenses 96 -1,9 51 0,0
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 1 624 -10,4 374 -21,6
Depreciations and reductions in value 1 020 4,1 293 -1,4
Extraordinary items (+/-) 21 -69,4 0 -100,6
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 625 -30,7 81 -56,1
Investment expenses total 1 243 11,4 473 19,5
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 15 899 2,0 3 681 15,1
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, 2nd quarter 2018, Statistics Finland

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Updated 31.08.2018

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