Official Statistics of Finland

Environmental and energy taxes

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Latest release:
Households pay 45 per cent of environmental taxes
11 Sep 2014
The accrual of environmental taxes went down slightly in 2012 as transport taxes and emission taxes decreased. The total sum of taxes was EUR 5.8 billion, of which households paid nearly EUR 2.7 billion. Environmental taxes in manufacturing amounted to close on EUR 0.7 billion and taxes in the transportation and storage industry were good EUR 0.7 billion. Environmental taxes accounted for nearly seven per cent of the entire tax revenue of the state in 2012. These data appear from Statistics Finland's statistics on environmental taxes by industry.

Next release:
6 Nov 2014

Description: These statistics on environment-related taxes and charges describe the amounts and shares of total tax revenues of the environmental taxes and charges collected by the public sector. They contain data on both environment-related taxes and charges and on certain environment-related royalties. The statistics on environment-related taxes and charges are produced within a unified international statistical framework as defined by bodies like the OECD and Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities. The co-operatively developed and approved statistical framework facilitates the collection and comparison of internationally harmonised data. In the statistics on environmental taxes by industry, environmental taxes are presented according to the industrial classification used in national accounts. In this way, the data on taxes can be connected direct to various monetary variables of national accounts.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Environmental and energy taxes [e-publication].
ISSN=2341-796X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.10.2014].
Access method: http://tilastokeskus.fi/til/yev/index_en.html.

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