Resources

Statistics Finland’s operations are funded with appropriations from the national budget, income from the agency’s charged activities, and with funding received from other government authorities and the EU. In 2019 seventy three per cent of the funding came as appropriations for operating expenses, that is, from the national budget. Revenue from charged activities made up 12 per cent and external financing four per cent of the total funds available. Eleven per cent of the funding was carried forward from the previous year.

At the end of 2019, the personnel of Statistics Finland numbered 812. The number of staff-years totalled 755, of which interviewers in data collection accounted for 98. Women made up nearly 60 per cent of the total personnel of whom nearly 80 per cent had at least lowest level tertiary or university qualification.

Key indicators on Statistics Finland's operations 2017–2019

  2017
EUR million
2018
EUR million
2019
EUR million
FINANCING 66.8 69.7 66.8
Appropriations for operating expenses 47.1 48.2 48.8
Appropriations carried forward from previous years 10.1 11.1 7.2
Revenue from operations subject to charge 7.5 8.0 8.3
External financing 1.9 2.5 2.5
EXPENSES 55.7 62.6 60.8
Transfer to the next year 11.1 7.2 6.0
  2017 2018 2019
Sessions to the Tilastokeskus.fi service / month 402,000 407,000 448,000
Statistical releases, number 550 556 545
Circulation of publications, number 6,800 6,300 1,700
Personnel, staff-years 752 784 755