News 21 Dec 2020

Corona situation report: Situation picture of the economy was specified as concerns government finances and financial and sector accounts

We collect the latest statistics and background texts describing the corona situation into this news item. On 18 December 2020, we updated data on government finances and financial and sector accounts to the economic situation review. View the economic situation review (the review is in Finnish).

The economic recovery and social situation of European countries can now be monitored with the Recovery Dashboard published by Eurostat. By means of various indicators, the service presents in visual form how the EU countries have recovered from the corona crisis. The indicators make it easy to compare the economic and social situation in different countries. The service can be viewed at:

Latest statistical data related to the corona situation

Upcoming statistics describing the corona situation:

  • 22 December 2020 Labour Force Survey, November
  • 22 December 2020 Preliminary population statistics, November
  • 22 December 2020 Building and dwelling production, October
  • 22 December 2020 Turnover of trade, November
  • 23 December 2020 Producer price indices, November
  • 23 December 2020 Accommodation statistics, November
  • 28 December 2020 Consumer confidence, December

This is how to find statistical data on the corona situation

We collect statistics describing the corona situation on Statistics Finland's corona pages. Eurostat’s Covid-19 page also contains much information and data describing the situation on the EU level. Links to the latest weekly statistics on the numbers of deaths can be found on the page about the effects of corona. News on topical statistics can be found in the news section of our website. 

Statistics Finland's research services continue to cooperate with Helsinki GSE. The situation room reports can be found on the Helsinki GSE website.

For the time being, the Library of Statistics has been closed to visitors. The lending service operates as agreed. 

Statistics Finland’s statistics and services can be found on the pages. The Information Services help in finding statistical information by telephone at +358 29 551 2220 or by email at You can also inquire about statistics with the Ask about statistics form.

Further information: Ville Vertanen, Deputy Director General, tel. +358 29 551 3243