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  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

  Retail trade flash estimate: sales fell by 1.9 per cent year-on-year in June
  According to Statistics Finlands retail trade flash estimate, retail trade sales decreased by 1.9 per cent in June 2014 from June 2013. Over the same time period, the volume of sales, from which the impact of prices has been eliminated, went down by 1.7 per cent. In daily consumer goods trade, sales contracted by 1.8 per cent in June and the volume of sales by 2.3 per cent from the respective period 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

  Building costs grew by 0.8 per cent year-on-year in June
  According to Statistics Finland, building costs were 0.8 per cent higher in June 2014 than in June 2013. The prices of labour inputs in construction went up by 0.6 per cent, the prices of materials grew by 1.0 per cent, and those of other inputs increased by 1.1 per cent from one year ago.
 

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Output of the national economy fell in May 2014
  Seasonally adjusted output fell by 0.5 per cent in May from the month before. Adjusted for working days, output fell by 0.1 per cent from the level of the previous year. May 2014 had one working day less than May 2013. Unadjusted for working days, the original series was 0.9 per cent lower than in the year before.
 

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Total trade sales fell by 2.5 per cent year-on-year in May
  According to Statistics Finland, retail trade sales decreased by 1.0 per cent in May from May 2013. In daily consumer goods trade, sales grew by 0.6 per cent from one year ago, while sales in department store trade went down by 2.0 per cent. Wholesale trade sales went down by 3.5 per cent and motor vehicle sales by 2.1 per cent from one year ago. Thus, sales decreased in total trade by 2.5 per cent from May 2013.
 

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

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

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover in manufacturing contracted by good one per cent year-on-year in February to April
  According to Statistics Finland, turnover in manufacturing in the February to April period was 1.3 per cent lower than in the corresponding period of the year before. Domestic sales contracted by 3.3 per cent and export turnover grew by 0.2 per cent from one year ago.
 

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover in service industries grew by 1.8 per cent year-on-year in February to April
  According to Statistics Finland, turnover in service industries grew by 1.8 per cent in February to April from the corresponding time period of the year before. One year previously, turnover in service industries grew by 0.6 per cent in the corresponding period. Services are here examined exclusive of trade.
 

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  ESA 2010 accordant Quarterly National Accounts time series published, GDP contracted by 0.4 per cent in the first quarter
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the seasonally adjusted volume of Finlands gross domestic product decreased in January to March by 0.4 per cent from the previous quarter. Compared with the first quarter of 2013, GDP adjusted for working days contracted by 0.3 per cent.
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  General government deficit grew slightly in January-March
  In the first quarter of 2014, consolidated total general government revenue grew by EUR 748 million from the respective quarter of the previous year. Correspondingly, consolidated expenditure increased by EUR 818 million. The difference between revenue and expenditure, that is, the deficit (net borrowing) of general government rose by EUR 70 million. Total revenue increased by 0.6 per cent from the previous quarter. Total expenditure grew by 1.0 per cent from the previous quarter. In the first quarter of 2014, the general government deficit (net borrowing) stood at EUR 1.0 billion. These data derive from Statistics Finlands statistics on general government revenue and expenditure by quarter. General government is comprised of central government, local government and social security funds.
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Gross domestic product contracted by 1.2 per cent last year
  According to Statistics Finlands revised preliminary data, the volume of Finlands GDP contracted by 1.2 per cent in 2013. According to the initial preliminary data released in March, the decrease was 1.4 per cent. The GDP became revised as new data on intermediate consumption in manufacturing and other industries became available.
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Number of offences declined slightly in January to June 2014
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, a total of 200,900 offences were recorded by the police, customs and border guard from January to June 2014, which is 1,300 cases (0.6 per cent) fewer than in the corresponding period of one year earlier. The number of property offences recorded was 115,900, which was 4,100 cases (3.7 per cent) more than in 2013. The recorded number of crimes against life and health was 17,000, which is 1,800 cases (9.6 per cent) lower than in the respective period of the previous year. In addition, 189,100 cases of endangerment of traffic safety and traffic infractions were registered.
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Positive capital inflow to Finland in the early part of 2014, current account still in deficit
  The financial account was characterised by net capital inflow during the early part of the year, which means foreigners investments in Finland exceeded Finnish residents investments abroad. The current account remained in deficit during the early part of the year (January to May).
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Profit share of non-financial corporations contracted in the first quarter of 2014
  The profit share of non-financial corporations decreased in the first quarter of 2014 as the value added in the non-financial corporations sector contracted. Households' saving rate declined because households disposable income did not grow by as much as consumption expenditure. The investment rate of both households and non-financial corporations decreased somewhat from the previous quarter. Adjusted disposable income describing households' economic well-being contracted in real terms from the corresponding quarter last year. These data derive from Statistics Finlands quarterly sector accounts.
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Tax revenue grew by 3.9 per cent in 2013
  The accrual of taxes and compulsory social security contributions grew by 3.9 per cent in 2013. The total accrual amounted to EUR 88.6 billion. The tax ratio was 44.0 per cent. The tax ratio describes the ratio of taxes and compulsory social security contributions to gross domestic product. The tax ratio increased by 1.2 percentage points from the previous year. These data are based on the preliminary national accounts data for 2013. The tax ratio is now at a lower level than before, because the ESA 2010 review of national accounts increased gross domestic product.
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover of construction enterprises grew by 3.1 per cent year-on-year in February to April
  The turnover of construction enterprises increased by 3.1 per cent in February to April 2014 from the year before. The turnover of construction of buildings grew by 4.1 per cent. The turnover of specialised construction activities increased by 2.7 per cent and that of civil engineering by 0.8 per cent.
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Wages and salaries sum grew by 0.2 per cent year-on-year in March to May
  According to Statistics Finland, the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy was 0.2 per cent greater in the past March to May period than in the corresponding period twelve months earlier. In May alone, the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy grew by 0.9 per cent year-on-year. In the March to May period one year ago, the wages and salaries sum grew by 1.6 per cent.
 

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Industrial output decreased by 3.1 per cent year-on-year in May
  According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries adjusted for working days was 3.1 per cent lower in May 2014 than twelve months earlier. In the January to May period, industrial output adjusted for working days went down by 4.8 per cent compared with the corresponding period in 2013.
 

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  New orders in manufacturing grew by 1.4 per cent year-on-year in May
  According to Statistics Finland, the value of new orders in manufacturing was 1.4 per cent higher in May 2014 than twelve months earlier. During January to May, orders grew by 3.8 per cent year-on-year.
 

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  In June 2014 the number of new passenger cars registered was 9,202
  In June 2014 a total of 15,777 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 10,534 were automobiles. In June the number of new passenger cars registered was 9,202, which was 4.4 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 38.0 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.
 

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Owner-occupied housing expenditures rose by 2,0 per cent
  According to Statistics Finland's data, the costs of owner-occupied housing rose by 2,0 per cent in the first quarter of 2014 when compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. The purchases of dwellings became cheaper by 0.1 per cent during the corresponding period. Compared to the previous quarter, costs of owner-occupied housing rose by 2,0 per cent and purchases of dwellings became more expensive by 0.1 per cent.
 

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Outstanding credit stood at EUR 92 billion at the end of March 2014
  Outstanding credits granted by other Finnish financial and insurance corporations and general government amounted to EUR 92 billion at the end of March 2014. The stock of outstanding credits of other financial and insurance corporations and general government covered around 30 per cent of the stock of outstanding credit in the entire national economy. This is indicated by Statistics Finlands statistics on outstanding credit.
 

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Households net financial assets contracted in the first quarter of 2014
  Households' net financial assets decreased by EUR 0.7 billion in the first quarter of 2014 and debts increased by EUR 0.8 billion. As a result of these changes, households' financial assets and debts, i.e. net financial assets, contracted by 1.3 per cent from the previous quarter. These data derive from Statistics Finlands financial accounts statistics.
 

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover of large enterprises contracted in May by 2.1 per cent from one year earlier
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the turnover of large enterprises contracted by 2.1 per cent in May 2014 compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. In the January to May period, the turnover of large enterprises diminished by 2.2 per cent from the corresponding period of the year before.
 

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:00:00 GMT

Last update 25.07.2014