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Economy of Finland
Helsinki viewed from a hot air balloon.jpgHelsinki, Finland
Currency Euro (EUR)
Fiscal year
calendar year
Trade organisations
GDP $221.539 (2014 PPP)
$276.275 (2014 nominal)^[1]
GDP rank 41st (nominal) / 53rd (PPP)
GDP growth
Decrease-1.4% (2013 est.) ^[2]
GDP per capita
Increase$40,455(PPP; 2014)^[1]
GDP by sector
DecreaseAgriculture: 2.8%
DecreaseIndustry: 25.9%
IncreaseServices: 71.2% (2012 est.)
Inflation (CPI)
Decrease 3.2% (2012 est.)
Population below poverty line
17.9% at risk of poverty or social exclusion^[3]
Gini coefficient
Increase28.2 (2010)^[4]
Labour force
Decrease2,382 million (May 2015)^[5]
Labour force by occupation
DecreaseAgriculture and forestry 4.4%
DecreaseIndustry 15.5%
DecreaseConstruction 7.1%
IncreaseCommerce 21.3%
DecreaseFinance, insurance, and business services 13.3%
IncreaseTransport and communications 9.9%
DecreasePublic services 28.5% (2011 est.)
Unemployment negative increase10.3% (2015)^[2]
Average gross salary
Increase3,190 € / 3,988 $, monthly (2012)
Average net salary
Increase2,321 € / 2,901 $, monthly (2012)
Main industries
metals and metal products, electronics, machinery and scientific
instruments, shipbuilding, pulp and paper, foodstuffs, chemicals, textiles,
Ease-of-doing-business rank
Exports Decrease$78.23 billion (2012 est.)
Export goods
Electrical and optical equipment, machinery, transport equipment, paper
and pulp, chemicals, basic metals; timber
Main export partners
Increase  Sweden 11.6%
Increase  Germany 9.8%
Steady  Russia 9.5%
Steady  Netherlands 6.3%
Steady  United States 6.2%
Steady  United Kingdom 5.3%
Increase  China 4.9% (2013


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