# Grid net for statistics 5 km x 5 km

Grid net for statistics 5 km x 5 km covers whole of Finland. The grid net includes all grid cells in Finland.

The location reference of a grid cell is the coordinates of the bottom left corner of each grid cell. An identifier in accordance with national conventions (consecutive numbering) and INSPIRE definitions (format: 5kmNxxxxExxxx, where 5km expresses the grid cell size, N the y coordinate of the bottom left corner of the grid cell divided by 5,000 and E the x coordinate of the bottom left corner of the grid cell divided by 5,000) has been produced for each grid cell.

A more detailed description of the data can be found in Paikkatietohakemisto (the geographic data index).

## Auxiliary table for interpreting grid data

Download the Statistics grid 5 km municipality key in Excel format (around 1 Mt). You can open the file directly in a spreadsheet program.

Download the Statistics grid 5 km municipality key in CSV format (around 650 kt) to your computer. You can open the file for example with a spreadsheet program. Then you can select text as the format for column data and the zeros in front of the municipality codes remain in place.

### Auxiliary table description

The statistics grid 5 km municipality key includes municipality codes from 2020 onwards yearly. The grid cell gets the code of the municipality that has the largest area in the grid cell. Location information is defined in the EUREF-FIN coordinate system.

- nro
- Identification code for statistics grid cell, national consecutive numbering
- grid_inspire
- Identification code for statistics grid cell, grid cell code according to the INSPIRE specification
- euref_x
- X coordinate in the left bottom corner of the grid cell
- euref_y
- Y coordinate in the left bottom corner of the grid cell
- kun2020...
- Municipality code in text format
- kunnro2020...
- Municipality code numerically