Official Statistics of Finland

Quarterly national accounts

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
GDP continued growing in the last quarter of 2018
28 Feb 2019
According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the volume 1) of Finlands gross domestic product increased in October to December by 0.7 per cent from the previous quarter. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2017, GDP adjusted for working days grew by 2.2 per cent.

Next release:
29 May 2019

Description: Quarterly national accounts describe Finland’s economy systematically and according to the same concepts and definitions as annual national accounts, but at a more aggregated level. The statistics are produced in accordance with the European System of Accounts (ESA 2010), adopted with a regulation of the EU Council in 2013. The economy is described from the perspectives of output, demand and in-come formation. The examination extends to data at current prices and chain-linked volume data where the reference year is 2010. The produced data show how Finland's GDP has developed by quarter, which activities have grown and by how much, whether output has grown because of exports or investments, how the consumption of households has changed from the previous quarter, and how much wages and salaries have risen from the previous year.
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Keywords: business cycles, consumption, demand, gross domestic product, gross national income, investments, national accounts, national economy, national income, production, public expenditure, supply, value added.
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Change: Recording of factoryless goods production in international trade changes
27 Feb 2017
The recording of so-called factoryless goods production in international trade will change in the National Accounts starting from the statistical reference year 2014.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Quarterly national accounts [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-9765. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2019].
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