News from 2023
28 Feb 2023 Statistics Finland's new visual image communicates about the future of information
Statistics Finland's visual identity is being renewed. Statistics Finland's strategy and target vision updated in spring 2022 were taken as the basis for the new image. The renewal of the image includes the logo, colour palette, font and other visual identification factors of the organisation. The new image will be gradually introduced into our products and services.
15 Feb 2023 Wealth of information is available on children but it is scattered – developing a knowledge base requires cooperation
Statistics Finland has investigated the state of knowledge on children as part of the National Child Strategy. The aim of this strategy measure was to combine indicators of child wellbeing into a single knowledge base and to identify information gaps. To support future development, a proposal was made for the implementation of a child data portal.
10 Feb 2023 Changes to legislation concerning Statistics Finland
Amendments are made to the Act on Statistics Finland and the Statistics Act and they enter into force on 1 March 2023. The amendments concern Statistics Finland's new tasks and right to collect data.
9 Feb 2023 Age group of employment rate changes
Statistics Finland's Labour Force Survey will start reporting the employment rate according to the 20 to 64 age group. Previously the employment rate has been examined in the 15 to 64 age group. The first data according to the new age group division will be published on 21 February 2023.
30 Jan 2023 Classification of Sectors 2023 handbook published
The Classification of Sectors 2023 has entered into force as from 1 January 2023. A handbook describing the Classification of Sectors 2023 has now been published as a free PDF version.
25 Jan 2023 Paavo now also describes differences between areas as a time series
In which of Finland’s postal code areas has the population increased most? And decreased? This and much more information can be found in Statistics Finland’s free-of-charge Paavo service, which now also includes a time series. All Paavo statistical data have now been published with the latest classification of postal code areas starting from 2010.
19 Jan 2023 Statistics Finland is known as a reliable producer of data
According to the business image survey made by Taloustutkimus, Statistics Finland is known by 84 per cent and its data are regarded as reliable by 83 per cent of Finns. Statistics Finland is the second best known of the examined central government organisations.
10 Jan 2023 New Classification of Sectors entered into force at the beginning of the year
Wellbeing services counties started their actual operations on 1 January 2023, and as a result, the new Classification of Sectors has entered into force. The change in the Classification of Sectors concerns the General government sector, where wellbeing services counties are classified into the Local government sub-sector.
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