Resources

Statistics Finland’s operations are funded with appropriations from the national budget, income from the agency’s charged activities, and with funding received from other government authorities and the EU. In 2021 seventy five per cent of the funding came as appropriations for operating expenses, that is, from the national budget. Revenue from charged activities made up 12 per cent and external financing five per cent of the total funds available. Eight per cent of the funding was carried forward from the previous year.

At the end of 2021, the personnel of Statistics Finland numbered 822. The number of staff-years totalled 747, of which interviewers in data collection accounted for 102. Women made up nearly 61 per cent of the total personnel of whom nearly 70 per cent had at least a lower tertiary level qualification.

Key indicators on Statistics Finland's operations 2019–2021

  2019
EUR million
2020
EUR million
2021
EUR million
FINANCING 66.8 64.9 68.3
Appropriations for operating expenses 48.8 48.7 51.1
Appropriations carried forward from previous years 7.2 6.0 5.7
Revenue from operations subject to charge 8.3 7.3 8.5
External financing 2.5 2.9 3.1
EXPENSES 60.8 58.8 61.3
Transfer to the next year 6.0 5.7 6.6
  2019 2020 2021
Statistical releases, number 545 604 624
Circulation of publications, number 1,700 4,300 4,000
Personnel, staff-years 755 727 747