Official Statistics of Finland

General government expenditure by function

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Data:

Latest release:
Share of social protection in general government expenditure decreased in 2019
18 Dec 2020
According to Statistics Finland's data, consolidated total general government expenditure was 53.2 per cent relative to gross domestic product in 2019. Social protection expenditure is the largest single expenditure item. Its relative share of total expenditure decreased slightly, however.

Description: The statistics describe general government expenditure by function and sub-sector on the basis of national accounts data. The statistics on general government expenditure by function are a part of the regular Eurostat reporting programme.
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Change: Revisions in statistics on local government finances change data for general government
31 Jan 2017
The figures for general government for the statistical reference year 2015 changed more than usual in the January 2017 release.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): General government expenditure by function [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-0828. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.4.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jmete/index_en.html