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    A glimmer of light in agriculture after four years of darkness
    4 Dec 2019 at 10:00pm
    In Finland, the output of agriculture calculated at current prices is estimated to have grown by some four per cent compared to the year before, to good EUR 4,570 million. The share of livestock production in total output was around 50 per cent, the share of plant production was 36 per cent and the remainder consisted of agricultural services and ancillary activities. The data derive from the Economic Accounts for Agriculture that are now published for the first time in Finland.

    In November 2019 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,680
    4 Dec 2019 at 10:00pm
    In November 2019 a total of 13,756 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 10,037 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 2.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In November the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,680, which was 0.1 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 15.6 per cent. These data are based on the Traffic Affairs Register of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

    Turnover from the environmental goods and services sector EUR 40 billion
    4 Dec 2019 at 10:00pm
    The turnover from Finland's environmental goods and services sector was EUR 40 billion in 2018. Good 160,000 staff-years were made in the environmental goods and services sector. The value of exports was some EUR nine billion and the value added reached almost EUR 16 billion, which is close on eight per cent of the value added of the entire national economy. The share of value added has remained more or less the same since 2012. These data derive from Statistics Finlands statistics on the environmental goods and services sector.

    In July to September, prices of old single-family houses at last years level
    3 Dec 2019 at 10:00pm
    The prices of old single-family houses in the whole country remained unchanged year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019. In Greater Helsinki, prices rose by 4.9 per cent and in the rest of the country they fell by 0.5 per cent. Compared with the previous quarter, prices of old single-family houses decreased in the whole country by 2.3 per cent. These data derive from Statistics Finlands Index of real estate prices, which is compiled by utilising data from the real estate transaction register of the National Land Survey of Finland.

    Share of persons with Finnish background in the birth rate has decreased
    3 Dec 2019 at 10:00pm
    According to Statistics Finland, the share of women with Finnish background in the birth rate decreased to 86 per cent in 2018, when measured by total fertility rate. In 2018, the total fertility rate was 1.41 children per woman in the whole country, of which the share of persons with Finnish background was 1.20 children per woman. In 2010, the total fertility rate was 1.87 children per woman in the whole country, of which the share of women with Finnish background was 1.72. It corresponded to a share of 92 per cent of the total fertility rate in the whole country.

    In total, 74 per cent of enterprises use cloud services
    2 Dec 2019 at 10:00pm
    Seventy-four per cent of enterprises use cloud services that are subject to a charge. The share of enterprises that use cloud services has grown by 23 percentage points in five years. The use of cloud services in large enterprises has grown to 90 per cent of enterprises. These data derive from Statistics Finland's survey on information technology in enterprises.

    Gross domestic product grew by 0.7 per cent from the previous quarter.
    28 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the volume 1) of Finlands gross domestic product increased in July to September by 0.7 per cent from the previous quarter. Compared with the third quarter of 2018, GDP adjusted for working days grew by 2.2 per cent.

    Number of accidents at work 138,000 in Finland in 2017
    28 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    Over 138,000 accidents at work occurred in Finland in 2017. Of these, 126,500 occurred to wage and salary earners and 11,600 to self-employed persons (including farmers). The majority of all accidents at work, 113,000 cases, occurred at places of work or while in work traffic, whereas 25,000 accidents at work occurred while commuting. These numbers also include minor accidents at work that led to disability lasting less than four days and on which insurance companies paid compensation only for medical treatment expenses.

    Turnover of large enterprises contracted in October
    28 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the seasonally adjusted turnover of large enterprises contracted by 0.9 per cent in October 2019 compared with September. In September, seasonally adjusted turnover grew by 0.6 per cent, while in August, turnover was 0.2 per cent lower than in the month before.

    Business subsidies paid to large enterprises clearly decreasing
    27 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    Based on Statistics Finlands statistics on business subsidies, direct business subsidies declined by two per cent in 2018 compared to 2017. In total, business subsidies increased by 0.1 per cent from the year before. The growth was due to a 3.2 per cent increase in guarantees to enterprises. Loans granted to enterprises decreased by 3.3 per cent year-on-year. The number of enterprises that received subsidies was 28,147, which is one per cent fewer than in the previous year.

    Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland increased by 12 per cent in Octob...
    27 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    Overnight stays by resident tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments increased by 5.6 per cent from last year and 1.24 million nights were recorded for them in October 2019. Overnight stays by foreign tourists increased by 12.2 per cent and 0.43 million overnight stays were recorded for non-resident tourists. Finnish accommodation establishments recorded a total of 1.67 million overnight stays, which was 7.2 per cent more than one year before. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection.

    Students in education leading to a qualification or degree number 1.29 million
    27 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    The total number of students in education leading to a qualification or degree was 1.29 million in 2018. The number has remained unchanged compared to the previous year. The number of students grew in comprehensive school education, university of applied sciences education and university education. The number of students in upper secondary school education and vocational education decreased. These data derive from education statistics compiled by Statistics Finland.

    Consumer confidence rose slightly month-on-month
    26 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    The consumer confidence indicator (CCI) stood at -5.0 in November, having been -6.6 in October and -4.2 in September. In last years November, the CCI received the value -1.7. The average for the CCI since January 2018 is -0.7. The data are based on Statistics Finlands Consumer Confidence Survey, to which 1,134 persons resident in Finland responded between 1 and 19 November. The survey methods were revised in May.

    Cubic volume of granted building permits increased in the third quarter
    25 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    According to Statistics Finland, in July to September 2019, building permits were granted for a total of 7.4 million cubic metres, which is 1.4 per cent more than in the corresponding period one year ago. Examined by building type, the cubic volume covered by permits increased in commercial and office buildings. The cubic volumes of other buildings decreased.

    Employment increased, unemployment almost unchanged compared to one year ago
    25 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
    According to Statistics Finlands Labour Force Survey, there were 21,000 more employed persons in October than a year earlier. There were 3,000 fewer unemployed than in October 2018. The trend of the employment rate was 72.7 per cent and the trend of the unemployment rate was 6.7 per cent.

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