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Latest publication: Quarterly local government finances 2019, 1st quarter

Appendix table 1. External quarterly data on the finances of municipalities and joint municipal authorities in Mainland Finland, EUR million 1)

  1st quarter
Municipalities Joint municipal authorities
2017 Change, % 2017 Change, %
Operating margin (+/-) -7 013 -0,2 444 6,9
Tax revenue 5 560 -0,8    
Central government transfers to local government 2 216 -2,2    
Financing income 83 -1,7 6 100,2
Financing expenses 41 14,2 25 -0,6
Annual contributing margin (+/-) 806 -9,8 425 8,1
Depreciations and reductions in value 487 -1,5 148 6,2
Extraordinary items (+/-) 33 4099,7 1 25,8
Financial result for the accounting period (+/-) 351 -12,0 278 9,2
Investment expenses total 440 0,0 190 44,1
Loan stock, at the end of the quarter 15 616 3,7 3 110 5,0
1) Local government enterprises were combined to the data and internal items were eliminated. Changes are calculated compared to the previous year.

Source: Quarterly local government finances, 1st quarter 2017, Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.05.2017

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