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Statistics Finland
Finnish: Tilastokeskus
Swedish: Statistikcentralen
Agency overview
FormedOctober 4, 1865 (1865-10-04)
Employeesc. 800
Agency executive
  • Markus Sovala
The main building of Statistics Finland in Kalasatama, Helsinki

Statistics Finland (Finnish: Tilastokeskus, Swedish: Statistikcentralen) is the national statistical institution in Finland, established in 1865 to serve as an information service and to provide statistics and expertise in the statistical sciences. The institution employs more than 800 experts from varying fields.[1]

The institution is led by Director General Markus Sovala.[2]


  1. ^ "Statistics Finland - Finding the Future with Knowledge". Statistics Finland. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Markus Sovala appointed as Director General of Statistics Finland - European Statistical System (ESS) - Eurostat".