Official Statistics of Finland

Quarterly local government finances

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Operating expenses of municipalities in Mainland Finland grew by 3.9 per cent in January to September 2019
22 Nov 2019
In January to September 2019, the external operating expenses of municipalities in Mainland Finland were 3.9 per cent higher than in the corresponding period of the previous year. External operating revenue declined by 3.7 per cent. Municipalities received a total of EUR 17.1 billion in tax revenue and EUR 6.7 billion in central government transfers to local government. The external operating expenses of joint municipal authorities grew by 8.2 per cent and operating revenue by 7.1 per cent. These data appear from Statistics Finland's statistics on quarterly local government finances, for which data were collected from 80 municipalities and from 69 joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland.

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Description: The statistics on quarterly local government finances describe the quarterly development of the finances of municipalities and joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Quarterly local government finances [e-publication].
ISSN=2343-4139. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ktan/index_en.html