Official Statistics of Finland

Quarterly local government finances

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Operating expenses of municipalities in Mainland Finland grew by 4.8 per cent in January to March 2019
24 May 2019
The external operating expenses of municipalities in Mainland Finland were 4.8 per cent higher in the first quarter of 2019 than in the first quarter of one year earlier. External operating revenue declined by 2.1 per cent. Municipalities received a total of EUR 6.2 billion in tax revenue and EUR 2.2 billion in central government transfers to local government. The external operating expenses of joint municipal authorities grew by 8.5 per cent and operating revenue by 9.5 per cent. These data appear from Statistics Finland's statistics on quarterly local government finances, for which data were collected from 80 municipalities and 69 joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland.

Next release:
23 Aug 2019

Description: The statistics on quarterly local government finances describe the quarterly development of the finances of municipalities and joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Quarterly local government finances [e-publication].
ISSN=2343-4139. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ktan/index_en.html