(AGENPARL) – HELSINKI (FINLAND), ven 18 settembre 2020 The accrual of taxes and compulsory social security contributions grew by 2.5 per cent in 2019. The total accrual amounted to EUR 101.5 billion. The tax ratio fell from the previous year by 0.2 percentage points to 42.2 per cent. The tax ratio describes the ratio of taxes and compulsory social security contributions to gross domestic product. These data are based on the preliminary data on national accounts for 2019. The accrual of taxes and compulsory social security contributions was EUR 426 million greater than according to the information available in March, mainly due to more precise social security contribution and value added tax figures.