General profile: Finland

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
5.524 Millions
0.904 EUR/US$
234 267 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
0.36 %
0.90 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-3.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
65 498
69 518
59 859
57 697
Merchandise imports
58 766
68 803
60 454
60 398
Merchandise trade balance
6 732
715
-595
-2 702
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %76 %76 %8 %8 %5 %5 %8 %8 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
7 5316 0724 3343 8553 2907 5316 0724 3343 8553 290
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
18 200
27 839
25 903
(e) 25 439
Services imports
18 922
27 317
28 171
28 369
Services trade balance
-722
522
-2 268
(e) -2 930
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
-
11.6
13.3
11.8
Travel
-
10.9
9.9
10.7
Other services
-
49.8
70.5
(e) 71.3
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+0.9 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
204 431
247 800
231 960
234 267
GDP per capita, current US$
38 966
46 165
42 148
42 410
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
2.78
2.99
0.21
0.90
Current account balance, % of GDP
3.81
1.28
0.14
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.904
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
55.324.421.136.637.155.324.421.136.637.1
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+9.7 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
4 750.16
7 358.83
1 568.03
42.03
FDI outflows
4 222.60
10 167.18
-16 028.58
22 760.18
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
..
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
42421 5681 56818 30418 304-169-1694 1544 1542 5502 5507 3597 359718718-1 144-1 14412 45112 4517 6527 6524 7504 7502 8272 8273 3193 3198 0468 0463 7323 7328 8348 834421 56818 304-1694 1542 5507 359718-1 14412 4517 6524 7502 8273 3198 0463 7328 834FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Balance, % of GDP
3.99
1.41
-0.04
(e) -0.98
Balance, % of imports
11.02
3.78
-0.10
(e) -2.66
Normalized balance
0.052
0.019
-0.001
(e) -0.013
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
727475788079767186838276
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
52%Male 52%Female
48%Female 48%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.065 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 113 000 000
1 171 308 000
1 194 348 000
1 176 620 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
10.16
8.36
9.61
9.64
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
1 247 521
(e) 1 716 432
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
20.29
6.36
2.46
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
14.29
8.23
6.89
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
(l) 7.69
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
l
Number of persons employed in full time equivalent units.Total business economy includes repair of computers, personal and household goods; except financial and insurance activities.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 15 September 2017