Official Statistics of Finland

Environmental and energy taxes

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Accrual of environmental taxes on level with the previous year in 2013
06 Nov 2014
EUR 5.8 billion was collected with environmental taxation in Finland in 2013. The amount of environmental taxes remained on level with the previous year. Altogether, 40 per cent of environmental taxes in 2013 came from transport fuels, that is motor gasoline and diesel oil. Environmental taxes accounted for 6.5 per cent of the entire tax revenue of the state, which was slightly less than in the year before.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 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: 23.11.2014].
Access method: http://tilastokeskus.fi/til/yev/index_en.html.

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