National economy

General government expenditure by function

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on general government expenditure by function are part of national accounts and describe general government expenditure by function and sub-sector. The data are collected from several sources and published twice a year.


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According to Statistics Finland's data, consolidated total general government expenditure was 57.5 per cent relative to gross domestic product in 2020. In 2019, the corresponding figure was 53.3 per cent. Due to the corona pandemic, especially unemployment benefits and business subsidies were paid …

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