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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2020, 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
2020 Change, % 2020 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -23 599 1,8 248 -51,0
Tax revenue 17 838 4,2    
Central government transfers to local government 8 056 20,7    
Financing income 525 2,1 12 -4,7
Financing expenses 170 28,5 77 -1,1
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 2 650 162,7 184 -58,5
Depreciations and reductions in value 1 677 3,4 468 8,8
Extraordinary items (+/-) 3 -98,6 5 -672,0
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 977 -365,6 -279 -2625,5
Investment expenses total 2 824 11,6 930 13,4
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 19 312 3,1 5 210 21,2
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 2020, Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.11.2020

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