Latest news 2021

1 Apr 2021 New schedule published for statistics on Municipal elections

Due to the postponement of the Municipal elections, the publication schedule of Statistics Finland's statistics on Municipal elections has also changed. See the new publication times of the election background analyses and results.

12 Mar 2021 Working conditions are the sum of their parts

Differences in job satisfaction, well-being and showing symptoms between the profiled groups are explained by real differences in working conditions. More observations in the article written by Hanna Sutela and Jere Immonen. (Tieto&trendit)

5 Mar 2021 Job quality profiles reveal division: men clearly more often in “good jobs” than women

There are considerable differences in the quality of working life among wage and salary earners. The segregation by gender in working conditions is also particularly striking, shows the profiling of the results of the 2018 Quality of Work Life Survey. (Tieto&trendit)

3 Mar 2021 Finns commute most to Sweden

At the end of 2015, a total of 2,400 Finns worked in another Nordic country. Over one-half of Finns headed to Sweden to work and good 40 per cent to Norway.

26 Feb 2021 Data on international trade concerning 2019 became revised in national accounts and balance of payments

The data on international trade concerning 2019 became significantly revised in the national accounts data released on 26 February 2021. The updated data were calculated in national accounts based on enterprises' financial statements for 2019 and breakdowns of profit and loss accounts.

25 Feb 2021 Processing of mutual fund dividends from abroad is developed

Statistics Finland and Eurostat are assessing the supplemented source data on primary income received from abroad and its recording. These entries may have an effect especially on the financial balance, current account, financial accounts and gross national income of employment pension schemes and general government.

11 Feb 2021 Markus Sovala appointed Director General of Statistics Finland

The Government has appointed Markus Sovala as Director General of Statistics Finland for a five-year term starting from 1 March 2021. Sovala is currently employed as Economic Policy Coordinator at the Ministry of Finance.

28 Jan 2021 Director General of Statistics Finland Marjo Bruun retires

Marjo Bruun will retire in the end of January. She has held several international positions of trust. Participation in international activities has broadened her perspective not only of the global situation but also on Finland's position among various actors in statistics. 

25 Jan 2021 Paavo describes differences between areas

Which of Finland’s postal code areas has most people living alone? And one-parent households with children? These two new variables and much more information 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.

15 Jan 2021 Corona situation report: Turnover and sales volume of trade growing, the service industry falling

We collect topical statistics, blogs and articles describing the development of the corona situation in Finland into Statistics Finland's corona situation report published every other week.

8 Jan 2021 Work and free time get mixed up more in Finland than elsewhere in Europe

Employees in Finland are contacted outside working hours more than elsewhere in the EU, says Hanna Sutela Tieto in the Tieto&trendit blog. On the other hand, Finns generally read their work email on holiday, even if they are not required to do so. 

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