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Finland had outperformed most comparable countries on GDP growth since 2000, but was hit particularly hard by the 2009 economic crisis and it went through a double dip recession.
In 2014, Finland provided USD 1.6 billion in net ODA (preliminary data), which represented 0.60% of gross national income (GNI) and a 12.5% increase in real terms from 2013, reflecting an increase in bilateral aid and contributions to multilateral organisations.
Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.
A dashboard of key government indicators by country, to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
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Levels of alcohol consumption in Finland are close to the OECD average and have increased in the last 30 years. In 2012, an average of 9.3 litres of pure alcohol per capita (among people aged 15 and over) was consumed in Finland (registered consumption), compared with an estimate of 9.1 litres in the OECD.
This publication examines public governance arrangements in Finland and Estonia in two key areas: whole-of-government strategy steering and digital governance. This integrated review reflects the fact that the two countries face common challenges in setting and co-ordinating the implementation of whole-of-government strategies.
This report is the first joint OECD Public Governance Review between two countries. The Report discusses challenges in whole-of-government strategy steering and the opportunities of digital government.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Finland identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
The number of foreigners living in Finland in September 2013 increased by 6.8% over the previous year to 205 250, about 3.5% of the population.
This publication highlights new evidence on policies to support job creation, bringing together the latest research on labour market, entrepreneurship and local economic development policy to help governments support job creation in the recovery. It also includes a set of country pages featuring, among other things, new data on skills supply and demand at the level of smaller OECD regions (TL3).