Concepts and definitions

Change in labour input

In statistics on central government productivity the change in labour input is the change in the amount of work (staff-years, working days or working hours)

Change in labour productivity

In statistics on central government productivity labour productivity is obtained by dividing the output volume indicator with the labour input volume indicator.

Change in total input

In statistics on central government productivity the change in total input equals the deflated change of the total operating expenditure item in central government commercial accounting. Personnel costs, depreciations and other operating costs are deflated with separate cost indices.

In statistics on local government productivity the change in total input equals the year-on-year change in the sum of the volumes of the national accounts items local government sector intermediate consumption at purchaser's prices by industry, consumption of fixed capital and compensations of employees.

Change in total productivity

In statistics on local government productivity the change in total productivity is the quotient of the change in productivity and the change in total input.

Volume change in output

In statistics on central government productivity the volume change in output describes the change in the volume of state offices' and institutions' output weighted by cost, income and working time shares.

In statistics on local government productivity the volume change of output equals the year-on-year volume change of the national accounts item local government sector output by industry at basic prices.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on central government productivity [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-0490. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.10.2014].
Access method: http://tilastokeskus.fi/til/vatt/kas_en.html.

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