HALKO project launched to study the new system of public administration created by the wellbeing services county reform

14.3.2023 11.12
The Ministry of Finance has launched an extensive research project to study the relationship between and the management and central government guidance of wellbeing services counties and local government.

Sustainable Growth Programme for Finland
EU approves Finland’s updated recovery plan

14.3.2023 12.15
Sustainable Growth Programme for Finland.
The EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council approved Finland’s updated Recovery and Resilience Plan on 14 March.

Economic policy has promoted gender equality in Finland during current parliamentary term – women's income has grown slightly more than men’s

10.3.2023 8.01
Women’s average annual income has increased EUR 25 more than men’s due to reforms of social benefits and taxation carried out this parliamentary term. Income differences between genders have narrowed in Finland, but only slightly, according to a report commissioned by the Ministry of Finance.

Expenditure and structural survey and tax survey:
Expenditure and revenue structure needs significant adjustments to improve general government finances

6.3.2023 12.02
General government finances must be improved significantly over the next two parliamentary terms. The expenditure and structural survey and the tax survey published by the Ministry of Finance show that there are a variety of measures available to this end.

Persons displaced from Ukraine begin registering municipalities of residence – greater role for municipalities and wellbeing services counties in providing services

2.3.2023 8.31
Minister of the Interior Krista Mikkonen, Minister of Local Government Sirpa Paatero, Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen and Minister of Education Li Andersson stress the importance of smooth daily life for people who have fled Ukraine. Those who have secured a municipality of residence will have the same rights, services and duties as permanent residents in Finland.


Budget Review 2023

The Budget Review summarizes the central elements of the Government's budget proposal for 2023.

Budget Review 2023

Economic Survey, Autumn 2022

The Finnish economy will grow by 1,7 per cent in 2022, 0,5 per cent in 2023 and 1,4 per cent in 2024.

Economic Survey, Autumn 2022

Outlook review

This outlook review by officials at the Ministry of Finance looks at the starting points for economic and governance policy for the upcoming parliamentary term.

Outlook review "An innovative and sustainable Finland"

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Finance

The Ministry is tasked with establishing, overseeing and reforming the operating framework for public finances and public governance. Our vision is to establish a solid foundation for the economic prosperity and wellbeing of coming generations.

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Administrative branch

Administrative branch

The Ministry of Finance's administrative branch employs over 12,000 people, most of whom work for the tax and customs administrations.

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Annika Saarikko
Annika Saarikko
Minister of Finance
Sirpa Paatero
Sirpa Paatero
Minister of Local Government