Official Statistics of Finland

General government revenue and expenditure by quarter

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Latest release:
Financial position of general government improved by EUR 0.4 billion in the first quarter
21 Jun 2018
In the first quarter of 2018, consolidated total general government revenue grew by EUR 0.9 billion from the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Consolidated total expenditure increased by EUR 0.5 billion from the previous years corresponding quarter. The difference between revenue and expenditure, that is, the financial position (net borrowing) of general government improved by EUR 0.4 billion. Total revenue decreased by 0.4 per cent from the previous quarter. Total expenditure grew by 2.1 per cent from the previous quarter. In the first quarter of 2018, the general government surplus (net lending) stood at EUR 0.2 billion. The financial position of general government has seen a trend-like improvement since 2015. 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.

Next release:
21 Sep 2018

Description: The statistics describe quarterly data on the revenue and expenditure of general government. The statistics are derived statistics according to the national accounts, that is, statistics consistent with the national accounts derived from sector-specific basic statistics. The statistics were established to develop economic monitoring of general government for timely and reliable measuring of the public sector required by the EU's Stability and Growth Pact and the European Central Bank ECB.
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Keywords: central government finance, expenditure, general government, general government expenditure, government expenditure, government finance, income, municipal finances, public sector, social security contributions, social security funds, tax revenue, taxation.
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Change: In national accounts, taxes on products and property income and expenditure were corrected
29 Mar 2018
In national accounts, taxes on products and property income and expenditure were corrected.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): General government revenue and expenditure by quarter [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-9382. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.8.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jtume/index_en.html