These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

Concepts and definitions

Postal item

A postal item refers to an object or message equipped with the name and address of its recipient which the sender has left to a postal service provider for delivery through regular postal transportation as a postal item referred to in the Postal Services Act.

Postal operations

Postal operations refer to the conveyance of postal items from the sender of the post or from another postal undertaking to the recipient of the post or to another postal undertaking against a fee.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Postal and small freight delivery [e-publication].
Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.12.2020].
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