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Economy-wide material flow accounts

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Economy-wide material flow accounts describe in tonnes the volume of materials extracted, transferred or transformed from nature. The statistics are part of environmental accounts, which describe interaction between the environment and the economy. The data are collected from various sources and published once a year.


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According to Statistics Finland, domestic extraction, or materials extracted from domestic nature, decreased by 1.2 per cent in 2021 from the previous year. They amounted to nearly 240 million tonnes. In relative terms, the use of peat diminished most, as the domestic extraction of peat went down by 40 per cent. The extraction of industrial raw timber increased. Domestic material consumption that takes imports and exports into account decreased primarily due to the decreased consumption of fossil energy materials.

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release | Economy-wide material flow accounts 2021

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