Copyrights and Terms of Use

Unless otherwise stated in connection with an individual service, all rights, including copyrights, to this website service and the data and data products it contains, are the property of Statistics Finland.

When using the material in this website service, the user must observe the general Terms of Use applicable to Statistics Finland's free-of-charge data, as well as any possible special terms that may apply to an individual product or service.

When referring to data from this website service the user of this service must quote Statistics Finland as the source. General referencing instructions are given in the general Terms of Use. More detailed referencing instruction may be given in connection with individual statistics, products or services.

The owners of copyrights to photographs and maps are the photographers, producers of the images or Statistics Finland. The use of such material is always subject to a separate agreement.

Open data and interfaces

  • Statistics Finland offers ready-made interfaces for the users of open data.
  • The building of the interfaces has been started from the StatFin database.
  • For instructions and further information:
    Statistics Finland, open data and interfaces

Monitoring of use (cookies)

Different statistical data are collected concerning the use of the website in order to develop it. Statistics Finland's website uses cookies in order to better monitor the number of visitors and visits. No personal information is collected on the users based on which an individual user could be identified. Web analytics services Snoobi Analytics and Google Analytics are used to collect statistics on service use.

Statistics is collected on

  • IP address and corresponding DNS name
  • The organisation that has registered the IP address (so-called whois data)
  • Name and address of the page the visitor is on
  • The time when the page was loaded
  • The previous page the visitor was on (so-called referrer data)
  • Type, version and language of the visitor's browser
  • Screen resolution and number of colours of the visitor's monitor
  • The visitor's operating system and its language
  • The cookie and java support of the visitor's browser
  • Number of pages in the page history

In connection with data collection each visitor is given a unique ID number which helps connect consecutive page loads to the same visitor and recognise a return visit to the page. The ID number is stored in the cookie on the visitor's browser. Cookies can be turned off from the browser settings. This allows the user to prevent data collection with the help of cookies.

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