Official Statistics of Finland

Finnish affiliates abroad

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Finnish enterprises abroad: nearly 4,900 affiliates in 121 countries in 2014
25 May 2016
According to Statistics Finland's data, Finnish enterprises had business activity in 4,870 affiliates located in 121 countries in 2014. Measured by the number of personnel, the activity of affiliates abroad concentrated in Europe and Asia. The personnel abroad totalled close on 511,000, of whom nearly one-half were working in EU countries, and almost one-quarter in Asia and Oceania. Examined by country, the numbers of personnel were the highest in Sweden, China, Russia and India. These data derive from data collected from enterprises.

Next release:
30 May 2017

Description: The statistics describe the global location of Finnish enterprises’ activities and the significance of these activities abroad. The statistics produce data which enable an assessment of the level of globalisation of Finland's economy, the effect of the European Union’s internal market on Finnish business activities and the global competitiveness of Finnish-owned enterprises. The statistics are based on Regulation (EC) No 716/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
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Keywords: affiliates, business enterprises, enterprise groups, globalisation, investments, personnel, turnover.
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Change: Change in the Official Statistics of Finland
25 May 2009
On 25 May 2009, the Advisory Board of Official Statistics of Finland accepted the statistics " Finnish affiliates abroad " into Official Statistics of Finland under the topic of Enterprises.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Finnish affiliates abroad [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-4882. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.5.2017].
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