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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2019, 1st quarter

Appendix table 1. External quarterly data on the finances of municipalities and joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland (internal items eliminated), EUR million 1)

  Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2018 Change, % 2018 Change, %
Operating revenue total 7 484 4,6 15 361 7,2
Operating expenses total 36 865 3,3 14 716 8,3
Operating margin (+/-) -29 074 3,4 652 -13,5
Tax revenue 22 326 -0,5    
Central government transfers to local government 8 456 -0,6    
Financing income 649 -0,4 27 -1,7
Financing expenses 251 25,8 107 -0,9
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 2 106 -35,5 572 -15,1
Depreciations and reductions in value 2 132 -2,9 601 -1,3
Extraordinary items (+/-) 21 -82,6 40 170,9
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) -4 -100,3 11 -85,8
Investment expenses total 3 609 3,4 1 153 2,1
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 16 731 3,8 3 856 11,4
1) Local government enterprises were combined to the data and internal items were eliminated. The data concerning 2018 are financial statement estimates. Changes are calculated compared to the final financial statement data of the previous year.

Source: Quarterly local government finances, 4th quarter 2018, Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.2.2019

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