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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2019, 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)

  3rd quarter
Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2019 Change, % 2019 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -23 156 5,7 503 -14,3
Tax revenue 17 128 -4,7    
Central government transfers to local government 6 677 0,6    
Financing income 518 8,1 12 -36,9
Financing expenses 136 -2,2 77 2,2
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 1 030 -66,1 438 -17,5
Depreciations and reductions in value 1 621 5,8 430 -2,2
Extraordinary items (+/-) 245 929,0 -1 1143,8
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) -346 -122,6 8 -91,5
Investment expenses total 2 530 13,8 815 12,4
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 18 739 19,1 4 299 13,4
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, 3rd quarter 2019, Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.11.2019

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