INVESTMENT BAROMETER 2016
The 2016 Investment Barometer offers a precise
analysis of Finnish investors’ views on the economy. Simultaneously the
Barometer measures Finns’ trust in different business branches and lines of
The theme for this year’s variable questions
was growth investment – a theme under which Finland’s economic growth and the birth
of new jobs, intersect with the accumulation of wealth.
Per the results of the 2016 Investment
Barometer, Finns view the investment environment more positively than previous
years. However, the same cannot be said for the outlook on their own economy.
The investment of savings into shares and deposits has decreased compared to
previous the year. Funds are the most popular option for the investment of
In addition, the survey included many of the
same questions as last year’s barometer, thus offering the possibility to study
changes in small-scale investors' attitudes towards, for example, investing and
1,300 over 25-year-old Finns answered the
survey conducted by TNS Gallup. The survey’s sample size represents age, gender
and geographical location nationwide. Furthermore, the results have been
tabulated by the respondent’s principal bank, occupational group, level of
education and gross income.
The survey is conducted annually.