Households’ saving rate grew in the first quarter of 2022
Households’ seasonally adjusted saving rate grew in January to March from the previous quarter. Both consumption expenditure and disposable income diminished slightly. Households’ investment rate remained on level with the previous quarter. The profit share of the non-financial corporations sector grew from the previous quarter and stood at 31.2 per cent. The investment rate of the non-financial corporations sector fell from the previous quarter's level, being 26.7 per cent. These data derive from Statistics Finland’s quarterly sector accounts.
- The profit share of the non-financial corporations sector grew because operating surplus grew faster than value added. The investment rate fell because investments went down in the first quarter.
- Seasonally adjusted value added of financial and insurance corporations grew by 3.1 per cent and operating surplus fell by 1.7 per cent compared with the quarter last year.
- The financial position of general government improved by EUR 1.7 billion from the quarter twelve months back and showed a deficit of EUR 1.3 billion.
- Households' adjusted disposable income grew at current prices by 3 per cent and adjusted for price changes it remained on the same level as in the quarter last year.
- The current priced balance of goods and services showed a deficit of EUR 2.8 billion in the first quarter of 2022.
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