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20 Feb 2020 Compilation of transport statistics centralised to Statistics Finland

During 2020, Statistics Finland will start publishing several official transport statistics previously published by Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency. The compilation of official transport statistics is centralised to Statistics Finland based on a decision by Traficom, the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency and Statistics Finland.

12 Feb 2020 Income statistics will be published in March

The statistics on taxable income will be published on 9 March 2020, the release of the income distribution statistics concerning income inequality on 10 March 2020 and the release on income development by area on 11 March 2020. Read more.

10 Feb 2020 Several sets of transport statistics transferred from Traficom to Statistics Finland

From the beginning of February, Statistics Finland starts publishing several sets of official statistics relating to transport which were previously published by Traficom. These are the merchant fleet statistics, statistics on domestic waterborne traffic and statistics on foreign shipping traffic as well as Finnish railway statistics and Finnish road statistics. Read more.

7 Feb 2020 Labour Force Survey 60 years: statistics on labour force develop as society changes

Statistics on the labour market have developed as the information needs of society change. Today, statistics aim to describe various forms of work in more detail. At the same time, the Labour Force Survey produces increasingly up-to-date information on the latest turns of economic cycles.

5 Feb 2020 International Statistical Poster Competition started – register to the competition

The International Statistical Poster Competition for 2020 to 2021 intended for students has been launched for the seventh time. The objective of the competition is to promote the use of social information and critical statistical literacy among young people and university students.

31 Jan 2020 Solutions are sought to reduce backlog in research services

Statistics Finland's research services are experiencing a backlog in the processing of applications for licence to use statistical data. Statistics Finland currently seeks to enhance the processing of applications and acquire additional resources to tackle the queues.

24 Jan 2020 Interruption in releasing statistics on prices of old dwellings in housing companies continues for the time being

Due the Tax Administration's data system renewal, the coverage of data is not at a sufficient level for publishing the data. Read more

24 Jan 2020 Information about residential areas in the Paavo service

Which of Finland's postal code areas are more dominated by detached houses than others? And in which are there most persons with higher university degrees? The data can be found from Statistics Finland’s free-of-charge Paavo service.

20 Jan 2020 Statistics Finland joined users of wage and salary data of the Incomes Register

The use of wage and salary data in the Incomes Register extended significantly from the beginning of 2020. Statistics Finland will utilise the data contained in the Incomes Register widely in its statistics production.

9 Jan 2020 Pasi Henriksson, Johanna Laiho-Kauranne, Mikko Lindholm and Ville Vertanen appointed Statistics Finland's Deputy Directors General

The selected Deputy Directors General will form Statistics Finland’s new strategic management together with Director General Marjo Bruun. The management team will also lead the reform of Statistics Finland’s activity and organisation.

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