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  Finland's preliminary population figure 5,462,939 at the end of July
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population at the end of July was 5,462,939. Over the January to July period, Finland's population increased by 11,670 persons, which is 2,330 persons fewer than for the corresponding period of the year before. The main reason for the population increase was migration gain from abroad: the number of immigrants was 8,370 higher than that of emigrants. Natural population growth, or excess of births to deaths, was 3,300 persons.
 

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland up by 2.9 per cent in June 2014
  The number of recorded nights spent by foreign tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments in June 2014 was close on 559,000, which was 2.9 per cent more than one year earlier. Overnight stays by resident tourists at accommodation establishments numbered good 1.5 million. The number was 4.8 per cent lower than in June 2013. The total number of overnight stays decreased by 2.8 per cent from the year before. Accommodation establishments recorded nearly 2.1 million of them in June 2014. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection, and youth hostels.
 

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Road traffic accidents claimed 26 lives in July
  According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 625 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in July. In them, 26 persons were killed and 820 persons injured. The number of persons killed was nine lower and that of persons injured 107 higher than in July 2013.
 

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Building costs grew by 1.2 per cent year-on-year in July
  According to Statistics Finland, building costs were 1.2 per cent higher in July 2014 than in July 2013. The prices of labour inputs in construction went up by 0.5 per cent, the prices of materials by 1.6 per cent and those of other inputs by 1.3 per cent from one year ago.
 

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Current account in surplus, positive capital inflow in June 2014
  In June 2014, Finland's current account showed a surplus of EUR 0.3 billion. Financial account posted a positive capital inflow.
 

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Retail trade sales fell by 1.6 per cent year-on-year in June
  According to Statistics Finland, retail trade sales decreased by 1.6 per cent in June from June 2013. In daily consumer goods trade, sales fell by 1.6 per cent and in department store trade by 3.8 per cent from one year ago. By contrast, wholesale trade sales increased by 4.5 per cent and motor vehicle sales by 10.0 per cent from one year ago. Thus, sales went up in total trade by 3.3 per cent from June 2013.
 

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Inflation 0.8 per cent in July
  The year-on-year change in consumer prices calculated by Statistics Finland was 0.8 per cent in July. In June, inflation stood at 0.9 per cent.
 

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Output of the national economy decreased in June 2014
  Seasonally adjusted output decreased by 0.6 per cent in June from the month before. Adjusted for working days, output was 0.1 per cent higher than in the previous year. June 2014 had one working day more than June 2013. According to revised data, working day adjusted output decreased in May by 0.6 per cent from May 2013 (previously -0.1%).
 

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover in manufacturing still fell by good one per cent year-on-year in March to May
  According to Statistics Finland, turnover in manufacturing in the March to May period was 1.4 per cent lower than in the corresponding period of the year before. Domestic sales contracted by 3.7 per cent and export turnover grew by 0.3 per cent from one year ago.
 

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover in service industries grew by 1.4 per cent year-on-year in March to May
  According to Statistics Finland, turnover in service industries grew by 1.4 per cent in March to May from the corresponding time period of the year before. One year previously, turnover in service industries grew by 1.1 per cent in the corresponding period. Services are here examined exclusive of trade.
 

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover of construction enterprises grew by over 3 per cent year-on-year in March to May
  The turnover of construction enterprises increased by 3.4 per cent in March to May 2014 from the year before. The turnover of construction of buildings grew by 5.1 per cent. The turnover of specialised construction activities increased by 2.3 per cent and that of civil engineering by 2.1 per cent. One year previously, turnover in the whole industry went down by 3.0 per cent in the corresponding period.
 

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Wages and salaries sum grew by one per cent year-on-year in April to June
  According to Statistics Finland, the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy was 1.0 per cent greater in the past April to June period than in the corresponding period twelve months earlier. In June alone, the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy grew by one per cent year-on-year. In the april to June period one year ago, the wages and salaries sum grew by 1.3 per cent.
 

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Industrial output decreased by 1.4 per cent year-on-year in June
  According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries adjusted for working days was 1.4 per cent lower in June 2014 compared to June 2013. In the January to June period, industrial output adjusted for working days went down by 4.0 per cent compared with the corresponding period in 2013.
 

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  New orders in manufacturing decreased by 4.6 per cent year-on-year in June
  According to Statistics Finland, the value of new orders in manufacturing was 4.6 per cent lower in June 2014 than twelve months earlier. Before June, new orders grew without interruption over four months. During January to June, orders rose by 2.3 per cent year-on-year.
 

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  In July 2014 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,016
  In July 2014 a total of 13,467 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 8,992 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 7.0 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In July the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,016, which was 5.2 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 38.4 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.
 

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Rents rose by 3.7 per cent in the year
  During the second quarter of 2014, the year-on-year increase in rents was 3.7 per cent. The rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by an average of 3.3 per cent in the whole country. In the Greater Helsinki Area the rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by 3.6 per cent and in the rest of Finland by 3.1 per cent. The rents of government subsidised dwellings rose by 4.2 per cent in the whole country. Compared to the previous quarter, the rents of non-subsidised dwellings increased by an average of 0.7 cent and the rents of government subsidised dwellings by 1.1 per cent.
 

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Commission income and operating profit of investment firms increased year-on-year in January to March
  Investment firms commission income totalled EUR 81 million in the first quarter of 2014. Commission income grew by 10 per cent from the respective quarter of the year before. Compared with the previous quarter, commission income remained unchanged. These data derive from Statistics Finlands statistics on investment firms.
 

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Domestic banks' net income from financial operations remained unchanged in the first quarter of 2014
  In the first quarter of 2014, domestic banks net income from financial operations amounted to EUR 660 million. Their net income from financial operations grew by one per cent from the respective quarter of the year before. Compared with the previous quarter, the net income from financial operations went down by 13 per cent. These data derive from Statistics Finlands financial statement statistics on credit institutions.
 

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover of large enterprises grew in June by 2.3 per cent from one year earlier
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the turnover of large enterprises grew by 2.3 per cent in June 2014 compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. In the April to June period, the turnover of large enterprises diminished by 0.2 per cent from the corresponding period of the year before.
 

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Cubic volume covered by granted building permits declined by 14 per cent in May
  According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in May 2014 building permits were granted for a total of 3.1 million cubic metres, which is 14.2 per cent less than one year ago.
 

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Consumer confidence in Finlands economy improved slightly in July
  Consumers general confidence in the economy remained almost unchanged from the previous month in July. The consumer confidence indicator stood at 9.4 in July, while it was 8.7 in June and in May. In last year's July, the confidence indicator received the value 5.0 and its long-term average is 12.1. The data are based on Statistics Finlands Consumer Survey, for which 1,217 people resident in Finland were interviewed between 1 and 19 July.
 

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Prices of dwellings in housing companies remained almost unchanged in June
  According to Statistics Finlands preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went down by 0.1 per cent in the whole country from May to June. In Greater Helsinki, prices rose by 0.1 per cent and in the rest of Finland prices fell by 0.2 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, prices fell by 1.4 per cent in the whole country. Prices went down by 0.2 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 2.3 per cent in the rest of Finland year-on-year.
 

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Increasingly fewer new enterprises in Finland
  According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise openings decreased by 10.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2014 from the respective quarter of the year before. Examined by industry, enterprise openings and closures were most numerous in trade, and examined by region in Uusimaa.
 

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Producer prices for manufactured products fell by 0.6 per cent in June
  According to Statistics Finland, producer prices for manufactured products fell by an average of 0.6 per cent from June 2013 to June 2014. The producer prices for manufactured products sold on the domestic market went down by 0.8 per cent, while the producer prices of export products fell by 0.4 per cent.
 

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Producer prices for services went up by 1.1 per cent in April-June
  According to Statistics Finland, producer prices for services went up by 1.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2014 from the corresponding quarter of the year before.
 

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Road traffic accidents claimed 25 lives in June
  According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 444 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in June. In them, 25 persons were killed and 544 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four lower and that of persons injured 153 lower than in June 2013.
 

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Finlands preliminary population figure 5,460,459 at the end of June
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population at the end of March was 5,460,459. Over the January to June period, Finland's population increased by 9,190 persons, which is 1,620 less than in the respective period of one year previously. The main reason for the population increase was migration gain from abroad: the number of immigrants was 6,720 higher than that of emigrants. Natural population growth, or excess of births to deaths, was 2,470 persons.
 

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Unemployment rate 9.2 per cent in June
  According to Statistics Finlands Labour Force Survey, the number of unemployed persons in June 2014 was 258,000, which was 42,000 higher than one year ago. The unemployment rate was 9.2 per cent, having been 7.8 per cent in June of the year before. There were 18,000 fewer employed persons than in June of the previous year. The unemployment rate in the second quarter (April to June) of 2014 was 9.6 per cent, which was 0.5 percentage points higher than in the respective period of 2013.
 

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland down by 4.1 per cent in May 2014
  The number of recorded nights spent by foreign tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments in May 2014 was nearly 400,000, which was 4.1 per cent fewer than in May 2013. Overnight stays by resident tourists numbered close on one million, which was one per cent more than in May 2013. The total number of overnight stays decreased by 0.5 per cent from the year before. Accommodation establishments recorded good 1.3 million of them in May 2014. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection, and youth hostels.
 

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

Last update 22.08.2014