In 2014, there were 7.3 million cinema visits in Finland, and the most popular TV film had 765,000 viewers. The price of the most expensive Finnish painting sold at an auction was EUR 120,000. These are just some of the data that can be found in Statistics Finland's Cultural Statistics table service.
1 Oct 2015 Eino H. Laurila national income medal awarded to Helvi Kinnunen, Ilmo Mäenpää and Olli Savela
The Eino H. Laurila national income medal for the year 2015 has been awarded to Helvi Kinnunen, Ilmo Mäenpää and Olli Savela. The medals are granted in recognition of their active work in promoting the use of national accounts and knowledge about them.
The "Portrait of a nation – 150 years of statistics on Finland" exhibition showcases the evolution of Finnish statistical production and, for example, the beginnings of national income and census calculation. In addition, the exhibition offers a chance to meet the average Finn from 1900, 1956 and 2014. The exhibition produced in cooperation with the Bank of Finland is open at the Bank of Finland Museum from 29 September 2015 to 30 April 2016.
23 Sep 2015 Appointment at Statistics Finland: Hannele Orjala appointed Director of Information Services
Hannele Orjala has been appointed Director of Information Services at Statistics Finland for the five-year term starting on 1 November 2015.
Jussi Heino has been appointed Director of the Data Collection Department for the five-year term starting on 1 October 2015.
Changes in statistics
Last updated 9 Oct 2015