Finnish economy

Forecast figures for the Finnish economy are based on the latest forecasts made by the Ministry of Finance. The Economics Department of the Ministry of Finance publishes forecasts four times a year.

2014 2015 2016 2017** 2018** 2019**
GDP at market prices, change in volume, % -0.6 0.3 1.5 2.4 1.6 1.5
Consumer price index, change, % 1.0 -0.2 0.4 1.0 1.3 1.4
Current account, relative to GDP, % -1.3 -0.6 -1.1 -1.4 -1.1 -0.8
Unemployment rate, % 8.7 9.4 8.8 8.5 8.1 7.8
General government net lending, relative to GDP, % -3.2 -2.7 -1.9 -1.8 -1.7 -1.4
Central government net lending, relative to GDP, % -3.7 -3.0 -2.7 -2.5 -2.0 -1.7
General government gross debt, relative to GDP, % 60.2 63.7 63.5 63.8 63.8 63.6
Central government debt, relative to GDP, % 46.3 47.6 47.8 48.5 48.6 48.6

Source: Ministry of Finance, Economic Survey, Summer 2017

** forecast

Further information:

Ministry of Finance: Economic Surveys
Bank of Finland

Published 2013-02-27 at  15:26 , updated 2017-06-21 at  12:55
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