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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2020, 4th 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
2019 Change, % 2019 Change, %
Operating revenue total 7 194 -4,1 16 410 6,5
Operating expenses total 37 814 2,4 15 836 7,4
Operating margin (+/-) -30 294 4,1 583 -13,3
Tax revenue 22 913 2,6    
Central government transfers to local government 8 636 2,1    
Financing income 768 20,3 27 -0,7
Financing expenses 224 -9,5 108 -0,9
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 1 797 -13,0 502 -15,0
Depreciations and reductions in value 2 252 2,7 604 -1,8
Extraordinary items (+/-) 347 1644,7 6 -88,2
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) -109 1,2 -96 -454,1
Investment expenses total 3 929 7,7 1 323 12,1
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 18 440 10,2 4 564 17,7
1) Local government enterprises were combined to the data and internal items were eliminated. The data concerning 2019 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 2019, Statistics Finland

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Updated 5.2.2020

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