Terms of Use

Unless otherwise separately stated in connection with the product, data or service concerned, Statistics Finland is the producer of the data and the owner of the copyright.



The Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence is applied to Statistics Finland's open data materials and the public content of the online service. This is a licence according to the JHS 189 recommendation for open data files in public administration. It gives the right to copy, edit and redistribute data either in original or modified form. The material can also be combined to other data and used for both commercial and non-commercial purposes.

A reference to the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence and a hyperlink to the licence must be attached to the open data

Example: Postal code area boundaries, Statistics Finland The material was downloaded from Statistics Finland's interface service on 13 October 2017 with the licence CC BY 4.0.

The original source and the date of the material version must be named when the material is used (details in italics when required):

Example: Statistics Finland, [name of statistics/product or service], [date referred]

The user accepts these Terms of Use by receiving, downloading or otherwise making use of the material.

The copyrights to photographs and illustrative images belong to the producers or Statistics Finland. The use of such material is always subject to a separate agreement.

The Terms of Use for data produced as assignments and chargeable services are specified for each agreement. The data of other producers are subject to their Terms of Use.