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25 Mar 2020 Corona situation: First statistical data concerning March will be published on 27 March

The majority of Statistics Finland's employees are now working remotely. Despite this, the production of statistics has run almost as planned.

19 Mar 2020 Price data on old dwellings in housing companies will be published on 31 March 2020

Statistics Finland will publish price data on old dwellings in housing companies concerning the last quarter of 2019 at the end of March 2020. In addition to quarterly data, monthly data will be published for October to February. Read more.

17 Mar 2020 Statistics Finland's activity during the coronavirus epidemic

The coronavirus epidemic changes Statistics Finland’s activity. The aim is to safeguard the production of statistics most important for society. To ensure this, we will make changes to our statistics production, data collections and services.

9 Mar 2020 Worrying growth in mental health problems is also visible in the Quality of Work Life Survey

The aim is to raise the employment rate and lengthen careers. What will happen to these objectives and the dependency ratio in general if young people burn themselves out already at the early stages of their careers, asks working life researcher Hanna Sutela in her Tieto&trendit blog.

6 Mar 2020 Interesting tasks, fair management and nice work community – employees’ expectations regardless of age

Statistics Finland's Quality of Work Life Survey tells the story of “millennialisation” since long ago, writes Hanna Sutela in her blog post. Young people throughout the Quality of Work Life Surveys have led the way in appreciating the content of work – at the same time valuing the content of work more than pay has become more common for people of all ages in the long term.

20 Feb 2020 Compilation of transport statistics centralised to Statistics Finland

During 2020, Statistics Finland will start publishing several official transport statistics previously published by Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency. The compilation of official transport statistics is centralised to Statistics Finland based on a decision by Traficom, the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency and Statistics Finland.

12 Feb 2020 Income statistics will be published in March

The statistics on taxable income will be published on 9 March 2020, the release of the income distribution statistics concerning income inequality on 10 March 2020 and the release on income development by area on 11 March 2020. Read more.

10 Feb 2020 Several sets of transport statistics transferred from Traficom to Statistics Finland

From the beginning of February, Statistics Finland starts publishing several sets of official statistics relating to transport which were previously published by Traficom. These are the merchant fleet statistics, statistics on domestic waterborne traffic and statistics on foreign shipping traffic as well as Finnish railway statistics and Finnish road statistics. Read more.

7 Feb 2020 Labour Force Survey 60 years: statistics on labour force develop as society changes

Statistics on the labour market have developed as the information needs of society change. Today, statistics aim to describe various forms of work in more detail. At the same time, the Labour Force Survey produces increasingly up-to-date information on the latest turns of economic cycles.

5 Feb 2020 International Statistical Poster Competition started – register to the competition

The International Statistical Poster Competition for 2020 to 2021 intended for students has been launched for the seventh time. The objective of the competition is to promote the use of social information and critical statistical literacy among young people and university students.

31 Jan 2020 Solutions are sought to reduce backlog in research services

Statistics Finland's research services are experiencing a backlog in the processing of applications for licence to use statistical data. Statistics Finland currently seeks to enhance the processing of applications and acquire additional resources to tackle the queues.

24 Jan 2020 Interruption in releasing statistics on prices of old dwellings in housing companies continues for the time being

Due the Tax Administration's data system renewal, the coverage of data is not at a sufficient level for publishing the data. Read more

24 Jan 2020 Information about residential areas in the Paavo service

Which of Finland's postal code areas are more dominated by detached houses than others? And in which are there most persons with higher university degrees? The data can be found from Statistics Finland’s free-of-charge Paavo service.

20 Jan 2020 Statistics Finland joined users of wage and salary data of the Incomes Register

The use of wage and salary data in the Incomes Register extended significantly from the beginning of 2020. Statistics Finland will utilise the data contained in the Incomes Register widely in its statistics production.

9 Jan 2020 Pasi Henriksson, Johanna Laiho-Kauranne, Mikko Lindholm and Ville Vertanen appointed Statistics Finland's Deputy Directors General

The selected Deputy Directors General will form Statistics Finland’s new strategic management together with Director General Marjo Bruun. The management team will also lead the reform of Statistics Finland’s activity and organisation.

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