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.

2013 2014 2015 2016** 2017** 2018**
GDP at market prices, change in volume, % -0.8 -0.7 0.2 1.6 0.9 1.0
Consumer price index, change, % 1.5 1.0 -0.2 0.3 1.3 1.3
Current account, relative to GDP, % -1.6 -1.1 -0.4 -0.2 -0.3 -0.4
Unemployment rate, % 8.2 8.7 9.4 8.9 8.5 8.1
General government net lending, relative to GDP, % -2.6 -3.2 -2.8 -2.2 -2.5 -2.0
Central government net lending, relative to GDP, % -3.7 -3.7 -3.0 -2.6 -2.6 -2.1
General government gross debt, relative to GDP, % 56.5 60.2 63.6 63.7 65.3 66.1
Central government debt, relative to GDP, % 44.1 46.3 47.7 47.7 49.2 50.2

Source: Ministry of Finance, Economic Survey, winter 2016

** forecast

Ministry of Finance: Economic Surveys
Bank of Finland

Published 2013-02-27 at  15:26 , updated 2016-12-22 at  13:40
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