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Latest publication: General government revenue and expenditure by quarter 2019, 1st quarter

Revisions in these statistics

Seasonally adjusted quarter-on-quarter change, %

  1st release (%) Latest release (%) Revision, %-points
Sector Transaction Quarter      
General Government Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter 2,2 3,5 1,3
2018, 1st Quarter -0,4 0,0 0,4
2018, 2nd Quarter -0,4 -0,4 0,0
2018, 3rd Quarter 1,2 1,0 -0,2
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -2,9 -1,7 1,2
2018, 1st Quarter 2,1 2,3 0,2
2018, 2nd Quarter 0,4 -0,2 -0,6
2018, 3rd Quarter 1,2 1,2 0,0
Central Government Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter 2,5 3,3 0,8
2018, 1st Quarter -1,0 0,7 1,7
2018, 2nd Quarter -0,1 0,0 0,1
2018, 3rd Quarter 0,8 0,8 0,0
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -1,7 -1,7 0,0
2018, 1st Quarter -0,7 0,3 1,0
2018, 2nd Quarter 0,4 0,3 -0,1
2018, 3rd Quarter 0,3 0,8 0,5
Local Government Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter 3,3 4,7 1,4
2018, 1st Quarter -1,4 -2,5 -1,1
2018, 2nd Quarter -0,8 -0,8 0,0
2018, 3rd Quarter 1,0 0,9 -0,1
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -2,6 -1,8 0,8
2018, 1st Quarter 4,2 4,1 -0,1
2018, 2nd Quarter 0,0 -0,9 -0,9
2018, 3rd Quarter 0,7 1,1 0,4
Employment Pension Schemes Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter 1,2 2,2 1,0
2018, 1st Quarter 0,7 1,0 0,3
2018, 2nd Quarter 1,5 1,8 0,3
2018, 3rd Quarter 1,1 1,0 -0,1
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -1,3 -0,9 0,4
2018, 1st Quarter 1,2 1,0 -0,2
2018, 2nd Quarter 0,7 1,0 0,3
2018, 3rd Quarter 1,6 1,8 0,2
Other social security funds Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter -1,3 -5,0 -3,7
2018, 1st Quarter 0,2 0,5 0,3
2018, 2nd Quarter -1,9 -1,3 0,6
2018, 3rd Quarter -1,5 -0,2 1,3
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -2,1 -1,9 0,2
2018, 1st Quarter 0,1 -0,5 -0,6
2018, 2nd Quarter 0,5 0,2 -0,3
2018, 3rd Quarter -0,3 -0,5 -0,2

Year-on-year change, %

  1st release (%) Latest release (%) Revision, %-points
Sector Transaction Quarter      
General Government Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter 3,2 5,3 2,1
2018, 1st Quarter 3,0 5,1 2,1
2018, 2nd Quarter -1,0 1,7 2,7
2018, 3rd Quarter 2,7 3,2 0,5
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -1,3 -0,1 1,2
2018, 1st Quarter 1,6 3,0 1,4
2018, 2nd Quarter 2,1 1,7 -0,4
2018, 3rd Quarter 2,0 1,8 -0,2
Central Government Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter 3,0 6,1 3,1
2018, 1st Quarter 3,4 7,0 3,6
2018, 2nd Quarter -2,2 1,7 3,9
2018, 3rd Quarter 3,4 4,1 0,7
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -0,3 0,8 1,1
2018, 1st Quarter 0,0 1,9 1,9
2018, 2nd Quarter -0,4 0,1 0,5
2018, 3rd Quarter -0,5 0,2 0,7
Local Government Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter 4,5 5,6 1,1
2018, 1st Quarter 1,7 2,5 0,8
2018, 2nd Quarter -0,7 0,3 1,0
2018, 3rd Quarter 1,2 1,4 0,2
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -2,8 -1,1 1,7
2018, 1st Quarter 2,6 4,4 1,8
2018, 2nd Quarter 3,6 2,6 -1,0
2018, 3rd Quarter 2,8 2,2 -0,6
Employment Pension Schemes Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter 3,0 4,4 1,4
2018, 1st Quarter 3,4 4,9 1,5
2018, 2nd Quarter 4,1 6,7 2,6
2018, 3rd Quarter 4,5 5,4 0,9
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter 2,4 3,7 1,3
2018, 1st Quarter 2,7 3,4 0,7
2018, 2nd Quarter 3,7 4,8 1,1
2018, 3rd Quarter 2,1 3,0 0,9
Other social security funds Total Revenue 2017, 4th Quarter -1,8 -1,5 0,3
2018, 1st Quarter -2,5 -1,9 0,6
2018, 2nd Quarter -5,9 -4,9 1,0
2018, 3rd Quarter -7,8 -6,7 1,1
Total Expenditure 2017, 4th Quarter -0,8 -1,0 -0,2
2018, 1st Quarter -2,8 -3,5 -0,7
2018, 2nd Quarter -1,8 -2,6 -0,8
2018, 3rd Quarter -2,0 -3,0 -1,0

Source: General government revenue and expenditure,4th quarter 2018. Statistics Finland

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Updated 15.03.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): General government revenue and expenditure by quarter [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-9382. 4th quarter 2018, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jtume/2018/04/jtume_2018_04_2019-03-15_rev_001_en.html