18 Feb 2019 Marja Rantala from the National Land Survey of Finland appointed Statistics Finland’s Director of Development
Marja Rantala, Deputy Director General of the National Land Survey of Finland becomes Statistics Finland’s fixed-term Director of Development at the Standards and Methods Department for the period between 18 February and 31 December 2019. Appointing a fixed-term Director from a partner agency supports the implementation of Statistics Finland’s strategic objectives at the same time as it creates preconditions for ever stronger networking of central government information actors.
Statistics Finland has published a website open for all on the UN indicators for sustainable development, from which it is possible to follow the attainment of the sustainable development goals of the UN’s Agenda 2030 in Finland. The indicators can be viewed by means of database tables and figures.
6 Feb 2019 Erkki Virtanen, Johnny Åkerholm and Martti Hetemäki awarded the Eino H. Laurila national income medal
The medals are granted in recognition of their active work in promoting the analytical use of national accounts and its application in preparation of economic policy.
In which postal code areas in Finland are there most households with children under school-age? And pensioners? The data can be found from Statistics Finland’s free-of-charge Paavo service. The service’s data have been updated today, on Paavo's name day.
Statistics Finland's data are used more regularly than before: now as many as two-thirds of the respondents to the Customer Satisfaction Survey say they use the data regularly. This appears from the survey made by Taloustutkimus, to which good 300 data users responded.
Changes in statistics
Last updated 22 Feb 2019