Number of parcels still increasing, letter post continues to decrease

Published 11.07.2017

Following the international trend, the volume of letters continued to decrease in Finland last year. The decrease was 7% from the previous year. The volume of delivered parcels again grew by a little over 4%. The volumes of parcels are expected to continue their growth along with the increasing popularity of online shopping. These statistics are based on FICORA’s Postal Delivery Services Survey 2016.

FICORA monitors the development of postal markets in Finland in compliance with the Postal Act. The postal item types subject to monitoring are letters, newspapers, unaddressed mail and parcels.

Postal Delivery Services Survey 2016 (in Finnish)

Key words: Post , Letter , Parcel , News , Statistics

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