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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2020, 3rd quarter

Appendix table 1. External quarterly data on the finances of municipalities and joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland (internal items eliminated), EUR million 1)

  2nd quarter
Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2020 Change, % 2020 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -15 733 0,7 75 -79,6
Tax revenue 11 742 -1,3    
Central government transfers to local government 5 089 14,3    
Financing income 389 -7,9 8 -7,6
Financing expenses 130 42,2 51 -2,2
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 1 356 27,7 32 -90,2
Depreciations and reductions in value 1 115 3,5 307 7,4
Extraordinary items (+/-) 0 -99,6 5 -8 633,9
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 242 133,9 -270 -798,1
Investment expenses total 1 726 13,8 594 13,8
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 19 620 8,9 5 046 19,4
1) Local government enterprises were combined to the data and internal items were eliminated. Changes are calculated compared to the previous year.

Source: Quarterly local government finances, 2nd quarter 2020, Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.08.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Quarterly local government finances [e-publication].
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