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  Finland's preliminary population figure 5,465,290 at the end of August
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population at the end of August was 5,465,290. Over the January to August period, Finland's population increased by 14,020 persons, which is 2,740 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 9,860 higher than that of emigrants. Natural population growth, or excess of births to deaths, was 4,160 persons.
 

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Overnight stays at Finnish accommodation establishments decreased by 3.3 per cent in July
  The total number of overnight stays decreased by 3.3 per cent in July 2014. Finnish accommodation establishments recorded 2.9 million overnight stays. Overnight stays by foreign tourists decreased by the same amount and accommodation establishments recorded close on 722,000 of them. Overnight stays by resident tourists at accommodation establishments numbered good 2.2 million. The number was 3.2 per cent lower than in July 2013. 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, 18 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Prices of fossil fuels and electricity decreased in the second quarter
  The price of hard coal and natural gas used in heat production declined in the second quarter compared with the corresponding period last year. The price of forest chippings rose by some four per cent from one year before. The price of electricity decreased in all user groups. Depending on the user group, a small rise was seen in the price of district heat compared with the previous year.
 

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Road traffic accidents claimed 20 lives in August
  According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 535 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in August. In them, 20 persons were killed and 684 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 2 lower and that of persons injured 20 lower than in August 2013.
 

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Output of the national economy diminished in July from the year before
  Seasonally adjusted output remained in July on level with the previous month. Adjusted for working days, output was 0.8 per cent lower than in the previous year. According to revised data, working day adjusted output decreased in June by 0.3 per cent from June 2013 (previously +0.1%).
 

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Building costs grew by 1.2 per cent year-on-year in August
  According to Statistics Finland, building costs were 1.2 per cent higher in August 2014 than in August 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 0.7 per cent from one year ago.
 

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Households total assets grew in 2013
  Households' financial assets stood at EUR 252 billion and other assets at EUR 413 billion at the end of 2013. The increase in financial assets was EUR 15 billion during the year and EUR 11 billion in other assets. In addition to the assets, households' debts also grew and amounted to EUR 136 billion. Thus, the value of households' total assets was EUR 529 billion at the end of 2013. In addition to financial assets, the financial accounts now, for the first time, also contain data on other assets that include, for example, buildings and land.
 

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Inflation accelerated to 1.1 per cent in August
  The year-on-year change in consumer prices calculated by Statistics Finland was 1.1 per cent in August. In July, it was 0.8 per cent. The slight acceleration in inflation was mainly caused by higher prices of cucumbers and tomatoes.
 

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Outward portfolio investment increased in the second quarter of 2014
  Correction. The published figures corrected on the 18th of September, 2014. The corrected figures are indicated in red.
 

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover in manufacturing nearly at the level of twelve months ago in the second quarter
  According to Statistics Finland, turnover in manufacturing in the April to June period was 0.2 per cent lower than in the corresponding period of the year before. Domestic sales contracted by 3.2 per cent and export turnover grew by 2.0 per cent from one year ago.
 

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Sales in total trade grew by 0.2 per cent year-on-year in July
  According to Statistics Finland, retail trade sales went down by 0.6 per cent in July from July 2013. In daily consumer goods trade, sales grew by 1.4 per cent, while sales in department store trade went down by 1.6 per cent from one year ago. Wholesale trade sales increased by 1.0 per cent from the previous year. By contrast, motor vehicle sales contracted by 0.9 per cent. In total trade, sales increased by 0.2 per cent from July 2013.
 

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover in service industries grew by 1.9 per cent year-on-year in April to June
  According to Statistics Finland, turnover in service industries grew by 1.9 per cent in the second quarter from the corresponding time period of the year before. One year previously, turnover grew by 1.7 per cent in the same period. Services are here examined exclusive of trade.
 

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Households pay 45 per cent of environmental taxes
  The accrual of environmental taxes went down slightly in 2012 as transport taxes and emission taxes decreased. The total sum of taxes was EUR 5.8 billion, of which households paid nearly EUR 2.7 billion. Environmental taxes in manufacturing amounted to close on EUR 0.7 billion and taxes in the transportation and storage industry were good EUR 0.7 billion. Environmental taxes accounted for nearly seven per cent of the entire tax revenue of the state in 2012. These data appear from Statistics Finland's statistics on environmental taxes by industry.
 

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Outstanding credit stood at EUR 93 billion at the end of June 2014
  Outstanding credits granted by other Finnish financial and insurance corporations and general government amounted to EUR 93 billion at the end of June 2014. Compared with the corresponding quarter of the previous year, credits increased by nine per cent and by one per cent from the previous quarter. 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.
 

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover of construction enterprises grew by 3.5 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter
  The turnover of construction enterprises increased by 3.5 per cent in April to June 2014 from the year before. The turnover of construction of buildings grew by 4.6 per cent. The turnover of specialised construction activities increased by 2.9 per cent and that of civil engineering by 2.2 per cent. One year previously, turnover in the whole industry went down by 1.8 per cent in the corresponding period.
 

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Industrial output decreased by 2.6 per cent year-on-year in July
  According to Statistics Finland, output of total industries adjusted for working days was 2.6 per cent lower in July 2014 than twelve months earlier. In the January to July period, industrial output adjusted for working days went down by 3.8 per compared with the corresponding period in 2013
 

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  New orders in manufacturing grew by 6.4 per cent year-on-year in July
  According to Statistics Finland, the value of new orders in manufacturing was 6.4 per cent higher in July 2014 than twelve months earlier. During January to July, orders grew by 2.8 per cent year-on-year.
 

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Wages and salaries sum grew by 1.1 per cent year-on-year in May to July
  According to Statistics Finland, the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy was 1.1 per cent greater in the past May to July period than in the corresponding period twelve months earlier. In July alone, the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy grew by 1.3 per cent year-on-year. In the May to July period one year ago, the wages and salaries sum grew by 1.2 per cent.
 

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Cost of an hour worked increased by 2.9 per cent in April to June
  In the private sector, labour costs increased by 2.9 per cent in April to June 2014 when compared with the respective period of the year before. Seasonally adjusted labour costs rose by 2.9 per cent in April to June 2014. Labour costs excluding one-off items, such as performance-based bonuses, went up by 2.3 per cent compared with the respective period of the year before. In the corresponding period, the index of wage and salary earnings rose by 1.6 per cent in the private sector.
 

Tue, 09 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Gross domestic product grew by 0.2 per cent
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the volume of Finlands gross domestic product increased in April to June by 0.2 per cent from the previous quarter. Compared with the second quarter of 2013, GDP adjusted for working days contracted by 0.1 per cent. The second quarter had one fewer working day than one year previously.
 

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Prices of old detached houses fell by 2.1 per cent year-on-year in April to June
  In the second quarter of 2014, prices for old single-family houses fell by an average of 2.1 per cent from the previous year in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went down by 5.5 per cent from the corresponding period last year and in the rest of the country by 1.7 per cent. Compared with the first quarter of 2014, prices of old dwellings in detached houses remained almost unchanged in the whole country. These data derive from Statistics Finlands Index of real estate prices, which is compiled by utilising data from the real estate transaction register of the National Land Survey of Finland.
 

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  In August 2014 the number of new passenger cars registered was 7,524
  In August 2014 a total of 12,623 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 8,713 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 2.8 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In August the number of new passenger cars registered was 7,524, which was 2.8 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 38.2 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.
 

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Fewer open job vacancies in the second quarter than one year earlier
  According to the Job Vacancy Survey of Statistics Finland, there were 27,800 open job vacancies in the second quarter of 2014, which is 15 per cent down from one year earlier (32,500). The reference period of the data for the second quarter was 1 June.
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Stock of central government guarantees EUR 34.3 billion at the end of March 2014
  The stock of central government guarantees stood at EUR 34.3 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2014. The stock of guarantees was eight per cent higher than one year previously and of the same size as at the end of the previous quarter. During the second quarter of the year, new central government guarantees were granted to the amount of EUR 1.8 billion. Of new guarantees, EUR 1.5 billion were granted to Finland and good EUR 0.3 billion to the rest of the world. Central government guarantees include all guarantees granted by the state, government-owned enterprises, government-owned limited companies and special credit institutions for which the state is ultimately liable.
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Turnover of large enterprises contracted in July by 1.6 per cent from one year earlier
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the turnover of large enterprises contracted by 1.6 per cent in July 2014 compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. In the January to July period, the turnover of large enterprises diminished by 1.4 per cent from the corresponding period of the year before.
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Consumption of hard coal decreased by 30 per cent from January to June
  According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, consumption of hard coal decreased by 30 per cent in this years January to June period compared with the corresponding period of last year. Its total consumption as a fuel in the generation of electricity and heat amounted to around two million tonnes, corresponding to around 50 petajoules in energy content. In January to June this year, the consumption of hard coal was 24 per cent lower than the average for the 2000s.
 

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Prices of dwellings in housing companies fell in July
  According to Statistics Finlands preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went down by 1.6 per cent in the whole country from June to July. Prices went down by 1.4 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 1.7 per cent in the rest of Finland. Compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, prices fell by 1.4 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices remained unchanged from the year before and in the rest of the country they went down by 2.6 per cent.
 

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Consumer confidence weakened in August
  The consumer confidence indicator stood at 2.2 in August, whereas in July it was 9.4 and in June 8.7. One year ago in August, the confidence indicator received the value 5.0. The long-term average for the confidence indicator is 12.1. The data are based on Statistics Finlands Consumer Survey, for which 1,156 people resident in Finland were interviewed between 1 and 19 August.
 

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Cubic volume covered by granted building permits declined by 11 per cent in the second quarter
  According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in the second quarter of 2014, building permits were granted for a total of 10.7 million cubic metres, which is 10.9 per cent less than one year ago. The cubic volume covered by building permits granted for residential buildings went down by 0.4 per cent.
 

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

  Wage and salary earners' earnings rose by 1.2 per cent in April-June
  According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, the nominal earnings of wage and salary earners rose by 1.2 per cent in April-June 2014 when compared to the respective period in 2013. Real earnings rose by 0.3 per cent compared to the second quarter of the previous year, because the rise in earnings level was faster than that in consumer prices.
 

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:00:00 GMT

Last update 19.09.2014