- 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 ten years
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.
- 19 March 2015 Forty per cent of Members of
Parliament are women in the Nordic countries
According to the Nordic Gender Equality in Figures publication, around 40 per cent of Members of Parliament are women in the Nordic countries, while the average for the EU countries is 23 per cent. In Sweden, the share of female Members of Parliament is the highest, 45 per cent. In Finland, 42.5 per cent of the Members of Parliament are women.
- 10 March 2015 European auditors give
Statistics Finland's statistics a good grade
European experts' Peer Review Report found the statistics production of Statistics Finland, which will have its 150th anniversary this year, to be of high quality and reliable. The impartiality of statistics producers and people's trust in statistics are regarded as particular strengths for Finland.
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Changes in statistics
- 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 27.3.2015