National name of organisation Maanmittauslaitos
English spelling of organisation National Land Survey of Finland
Member status Full
Responsible ministry / organisation Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Number of staff 1,890
Annual budget in million euros 122.5m euros
% state funding 37%
Annual sales in million euros 77.4m euros


Geodetic survey no
Topographic mapping yes
Cadastre yes
Land registration yes
Military mapping yes
Thematic mapping no
Hydrographic mapping no
Aerial photography yes
Satellite imagery no


Central government yes
Local government yes
Utilities yes
Commercial yes
Military yes


Direct yes
VARs yes
Map publishers yes

Case Studies

National Land Survey of Finland A new organization and new tasks for the National Land Survey of Finland

Contact details

Head of organisation Arvo Kokkonen
Permanent correspondent Heli Ursin
Postal address Opastinsilta 12 C
PO Box 84
FI-00521 Helsinki
Website address