21 April 2015 Results of the Parliamentary elections as
maps and figures
Statistics Finland's free election map service provides data illustrated by maps and charts on the Parliamentary elections. The service can be used to view such as voting turnout and support for the parties, as well as the share of votes for the elected candidates on various regional levels.
April 2015 Candidates in the Parliamentary elections more highly
educated than before
Nearly one-half of the candidates in the Parliamentary elections have tertiary level qualifications, while only around 20 per cent of persons entitled to vote do. The background analysis of candidates in the Parliamentary elections also examines the candidates' age, employment, family status and income level.
- 31 March
2015 Statistics Finland will terminate 19 employment
relationships based on its co-operation negotiations
After the co-operation negotiations that ended in February, Statistics Finland announced that it was preparing to give notice to at most 21 employees on financial and production grounds. Now, the number of persons to be dismissed has been confirmed to be seven, and the employment of 12 persons will end as a result of other arrangements.
- 25 March
2015 Publication interruption of the statistics on
building and dwelling production continues
The publication interruption of the statistics on building and dwelling production that began in January continues for the time being. Statistics Finland has been unable to restart the publication of data yet because the Population Register Centre has not been able to deliver sufficiently extensive building register data to Statistics Finland used as the data source of the statistics.
- 23 March
2015 Number of veteran vehicles has nearly doubled in
According to the cultural heritage statistics compiled by Statistics Finland, there were as many as over 41,000 vehicles registered as veteran vehicles in Finland at the end of 2014 while ten years earlier they amounted to good 20,000.
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Changes in statistics
- The data content of the Statistics on the finances of agricultural and forestry enterprises is reduced
- Statistics on offences known to the police and on coercive measures have been combined into the statistics on offences and coercive measures
- Statistics Finland
will start using J-Demetra+ for seasonal adjustments
Statistics Finland will start using the new J-Demetra+ programme for seasonal adjustments. Statistics Finland runs seasonal adjustments on quarterly national accounts, the trend indicator of output, the labour cost index, the labour force survey, the volume index of industrial output, and monthly trend indicators. (18 February 2015)
- Changes to
the production of statistics and products in 2015
Many changes will take place in Statistics Finland's statistics production, and product and service selections from the beginning of 2015. A total of 14 statistics will be discontinued and the published content of some statistics will change. In addition, the publication activity will be reduced and the opening hours of the Library of Statistics will change. (18 December 2014)
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Last updated 21.4.2015