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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2020, 4th quarter

Appendix table 1. External quarterly data on the finances of municipalities and joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland (internal items eliminated), EUR million 1)

  1st quarter
Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2020 Change, % 2020 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -7 834 2,2 265 -29,7
Tax revenue 6 241 1,3    
Central government transfers to local government 2 468 10,9    
Financing income 61 -13,1 4 213,6
Financing expenses 86 109,3 24 -1,2
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 850 12,6 245 -30,7
Depreciations and reductions in value 557 4,7 150 6,7
Extraordinary items (+/-) 0 -99,5 0 13466,7
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 294 -10,9 95 -55,4
Investment expenses total 588 7,6 259 16,9
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 19 132 8,5 4 818 22,2
1) Local government enterprises were combined to the data and internal items were eliminated. Changes are calculated compared to the previous year.

Source: Quarterly local government finances, 1st quarter 2020, Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.05.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Quarterly local government finances [e-publication].
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