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

  Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2020 Change, % 2020 Change, %
Operating revenue total 6 925 -3,8 16 872 1,9
Operating expenses total 38 546 1,7 16 196 1,9
Operating margin (+/-) -31 303 3,1 685 3,4
Tax revenue 23 825 4,0    
Central government transfers to local government 10 992 27,2    
Financing income 700 -7,3 22 -19,7
Financing expenses 219 7,7 112 3,0
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 3 995 128,6 595 2,4
Depreciations and reductions in value 2 339 1,4 673 8,0
Extraordinary items (+/-) 76 -80,8 5 -22,1
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 1 732 -1 155,5 -73 105,6
Investment expenses total 4 233 4,6 1 437 6,3
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 19 112 3,8 5 495 17,5
1) Local government enterprises were combined to the data and internal items were eliminated. The data concerning 2020 are financial statement estimates. Changes are calculated compared to the final financial statement data of the previous year.

Source: Quarterly local government finances, 4th quarter 2020, Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.2.2021

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