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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
2019 Change, % 2019 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -7 664 6,4 378 20,5
Tax revenue 6 164 2,1    
Central government transfers to local government 2 225 0,7    
Financing income 74 46,5 1 -38,3
Financing expenses 48 16,2 25 0,2
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 750 -28,8 355 21,8
Depreciations and reductions in value 527 3,8 141 -1,6
Extraordinary items (+/-) 106 1112,3 0 -87,5
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 329 -40,6 213 44,6
Investment expenses total 540 21,2 207 13,7
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 17 633 11,3 3 934 13,5
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 2019, Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.05.2019

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