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finland in figures Foreign trade 2005: Exports by industries (per cent of total) Electrical and optical equip. Pulp, paper and paper prod. Machinery and equipment Basic metals and fabricated Chemicals Wholesale Wood products Other industries 4.7 15.9 7.7 7.2 12.2 11.4 15.8 25.0 Economic structure Employed persons by industry, 3rd quarter 2006 Agriculture and forestry 5% Transport and communications 7% Construction 7% Financial and business services 14% Trade and hotel 16% Consumer goods 11% Other manufactured items 25% Forest products 16% Metal and engineering products 48% Industry 19% Non-durable goods 14.6% Durable consumer goods 12.5% Capital goods 22.4% Imports by use Intermediate goods 36.7% (Euro millions) Imports 46,769 Total 2005 6,547 Russia 4,924 Sweden 6,947 Germany 2,086 Great Britain 1,957 USA 1,869 Netherlands 2,818 China Exports 52,394 5,743 5,638 5,566 3,518 3,057 2,530 1,552 Miscellaneous services 33% Monthly temperatures in Helsinki 2005 Mean Max Min C F C F C F I II III IV -0.1 -4.4 -5.0 4.5 31.8 24.1 23.0 40.1 7.3 2.6 10.2 13.2 45.1 36.7 50.4 55.8 -13.7 -15.7-18.3 -4.6 7.3 3.7 -0.9 23.7 V 10.3 50.5 23.0 73.4 1.6 34.9 VI 14.4 57.9 23.1 73.6 4.5 40.1 VII 19.2 66.6 29.6 85.3 11.0 51.8 VIII 16.7 62.1 25.7 78.3 8.8 47.8 IX 13.1 55.6 21.6 70.9 2.9 37.2 X 8.3 46.9 17.5 63.5 -3.8 25.2 XI XII 4.0 -2.2 40.3 28.0 10.6 5.6 51.1 42.1 -7.4 -11.1 18.7 12.0 Energy 13.9% POPULATION 5.2 million, giving an average density of 17 people per sq. km; annual growth rate 0.3% Life expectancy: men 75.5 and women 82.3 years. The demographic pyramid resembles that of most other industrial countries, with the middle-aged groups predominating. Average household size: 2.2 persons. 54% of the households live in single-family houses; 46% in apartment blocks. 83.4% are urban-dwellers, with 1 million in the Helsinki Area, which includes Espoo and Vantaa Other major cities in Finland include Tampere, Turku, Oulu and Lahti Languages: 92% speak Finnish; 6% Swedish Religion: 84% are Lutheran; 1% Orthodox Education: 74.6% of the population aged 25 to 64 have completed upper secondary or tertiary education and 33.2% (the highest percentage in the EU countries) have university or other tertiary qualifications. Wired: 71% of Finnish households own a personal computer, 65% have an internet connection and 58% broadband; 51% own a digital television and 96.7% of households have cell phones. AREA 338,000 sq. kilometres or 131,000 sq. miles, of which 10% is water; There are 188,000 lakes. 6% of the land is under cultivation, with barley and oats the main crops. Forests (mainly pine and spruce) cover 68% of the country. GOVERNMENT Sovereign parliamentary republic since 1917. From 1809­1917, autonomous Grand Duchy within the Russian Empire; before that part of the Kingdom of Sweden for centuries. The president is elected every six years. The position has been held by Tarja Halonen since March 1, 2000. She was re-elected in January 2006. The 200 members of Parliament are elected for four-year terms. The most recent general election (March 2003) produced the following result: Finnish Centre 55 seats; Social Democratic Party 53; National Coalition Party 40; Left Alliance 19; Greens 14; Swedish People's Party 9; Christian Democratic Party 7; True Finns 3. Finland has been a member of the European Union since January 1995. WORKING LIFE 86% of women aged 25­54 are employed outside the home. Average monthly earnings, 3rd quarter 2006: men 2,875 euros; women 2,311 euros. Unemployment rate 6.7% according to Labour Force Survey. ECONOMY GDP 2005: 157 billion euros, the annual change in volume 2.9%. Annual inflation rate as of November 2006: 2.1%. Currency: Euro Gross domestic product per capita 2005 (EUR) Nominal Finland Germany Japan Sweden UK USA 29,600 27,200 28,800 31,900 29,800 33,700 Adjusted for Purchasing Power Parity 26,600 25,600 25,500 26,900 27,300 34,800 Source: Statistics Finland FEBRUARY 2007 BLUE WINGS 65

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