Statistics are based on many definitions, requirements and instructions.


The concepts pages provide information on what a certain word or expression means in certain statistics.


Statistical data are arranged with the help of classifications.

Data protection

Data protection protects your rights when Statistics Finland processes your personal data.

Data protection descriptions

In data protection descriptions we describe how we process data from data subjects.

Statistical legislation

The compilation of statistics is guided by the Statistics Act.

Official Statistics of Finland

Official Statistics of Finland are a collection of statistics describing society.

Last updated 18 Apr 2024