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Q2 exports static

Q2 exports static | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish export figures showed zero growth during the second quarter of this
year. Exports by the electronics sector have been declining for a longer
period of time and in June, exports of pulp for use in paper production also
fell.
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Finnish General Gov. Debt Decreases In Q1

Finnish General Gov. Debt Decreases In Q1 | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish general government debt declined in the first quarter, data from Statistics Finland showed Friday.

General government debt, that excludes items between sub sectors, fell by EUR 2.3 billion from a year earlier to EUR 84.6 billion during the first three months of the year.
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Long-term unemployment rises

Long-term unemployment rises | Finland | Scoop.it
Long-term unemployment has risen. Statistics Finland says that of those unemployed at the end of 2010, more than half had also been unemployed a year earlier. Total unemployment figures fell by 10.5 percent on the previous year’s figures.
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Immigration boosts Finland's population

Immigration boosts Finland's population | Finland | Scoop.it
The population of Finland has grown by 8,100 people since the beginning of the year, according to preliminary figures from Statistics Finland. The biggest reason behind population growth was migration from abroad.
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Finland - Digital Media Market - Overview, Statistics and Analysis - Market Research Reports - Research and Markets

Finland - Digital Media Market - Overview, Statistics and Analysis - Market Research Reports - Research and Markets | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland’s broadcasting market was one of the first in Europe to become entirely digital.
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Unemployment Down Year-on-Year

Unemployment Down Year-on-Year | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland’s unemployment rate stood at 8.2 percent in April, down 1.1 percentage points on a year earlier, according to Statistics Finland. The figures show a continuing decline in joblessness in Finland, with 220,000 people unemployed in April, 28,000 fewer than in April 2010.
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That’s Finland for you: Cool, creative, contrasting and credible - thisisFINLAND: Gallery: Video

That’s Finland for you: Cool, creative, contrasting and credible - thisisFINLAND: Gallery: Video | Finland | Scoop.it
Four videos show off Europe’s best-kept secret: Finland. Each lasts about five minutes, and each takes a different approach. If you crave statistics, click the Credible video. If you want landscapes and cityscapes, go for Contrasting. Creative looks at the secret behind Finnish creativity, while Cool defines the word “cool” in more ways than one.
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Finland Sees Drop in Women Parliamentary Candidates

Finland Sees Drop in Women Parliamentary Candidates | Finland | Scoop.it
Next month's general election sees a slight reduction on the number of women candidates taking part compared to the last parliamentary vote in 2007. According to figures released by Statistics Finland, thirty-nine percent of candidates up for election on April 17th will be women.
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Research and Markets: Finland - Broadband Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts Study Profiles Finland's Fixed and Wireless Broadband Markets In 2011

Research and Markets: Finland - Broadband Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts Study Profiles Finland's Fixed and Wireless Broadband Markets In 2011 | Finland | Scoop.it
Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d0a825/finland_broadban) has announced the addition of the "Finland - Broadband Market Insights, Statistics (Research and Markets: Finland - Broadband Market Insights, Statistics and ...
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Blog: Which countries are the most promiscuous?

Blog: Which countries are the most promiscuous? | Finland | Scoop.it
Country Score
1. Finland 50.5
2. New Zealand 47.69
3. Slovenia 46.26
4. Lithuania 46.1
5. Austria 45.73
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Source: Schmitt, David (2005) ”Sociosexuality from Argentina to Zimbabwe: A 48-nation study of sex, culture and strategies of human mating” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28, 247-311.
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Finland is Europe’s fourth most expensive country

Finland is Europe’s fourth most expensive country | Finland | Scoop.it
The price level in Finland was 23 percentage points above the EU average in 2010, according Statistics Finland. The highest consumer prices in Europe were found in Switzerland and the lowest in Macedonia.
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Statistics Finland - Finnish affiliates abroad 2009

Statistics Finland - Finnish affiliates abroad 2009 | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish enterprises around the world: nearly 5,000 affiliates in 120 countries in 2009

Finnish enterprises had business activity in affiliates located in 120 countries in 2009. Measured by the number of personnel, the activity in affiliates abroad concentrated in Europe and Asia. The personnel abroad totalled over 566,000, of whom good one-third worked in old EU countries, one-fifth in Asia and Oceania and one-fifth in new EU countries. Examined by country, the numbers of personnel were the highest in Sweden, Russia, China and Germany. These data were produced by Statistics Finland, and they are based on an inquiry of enterprises.
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Research and Markets: Finland Mobile Market – Overview, Statistics and Forecasts 2011 | Gamut News

Research and Markets: Finland Mobile Market – Overview, Statistics and Forecasts 2011 | Gamut News | Finland | Scoop.it
May 26, 2011 (Business Wire) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/74aafd/finland_mobile_m) has announced the addition of the “Finland – Mobile Market – Overview, Statistics and Forecasts” report to their offering.

Finland has one of most innovative mobile markets in Europe. The country was a pioneer in developing 3G, and was the first to deploy 3G over 900MHz spectrum. Growth in the sector continues to be strong despite high mobile penetration. The 3G now makes up almost a third of the total subscriber base, while mobile broadband has also grown considerably during the last two years. Finland was also one of the first countries in the world to deploy a commercial LTE service. In addition, it boasts one of the lowest mobile call charges of all EU Member States...
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Statistics Finland - Income Distribution Statistics 2009

Statistics Finland - Income Distribution Statistics 2009 | Finland | Scoop.it
Statistics Finland: Lowering of income among the highest-income group reduced income differentials http://dlvr.it/SKblZ...
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Statistics Finland - Human resources of science and technology in 2009

Statistics Finland - Human resources of science and technology in 2009 | Finland | Scoop.it
Statistics Finland: Employment rate exceptionally high among those with tertiary level degrees http://dlvr.it/LHDmX
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