Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement was prepared on 30 November 2020 and was updated on 18 February 2021.

It applies to the website The website is governed by the Act on the Provision of Digital Services, which requires that public sector websites must be accessible. 

Our goal is to make our websites accessible to all users and for that reason we are constantly evaluating and developing them. 

We welcome user feedback on the accessibility of websites and services. For instructions on feedback, please see the end of the page. 

The accessibility of this digital service has been assessed by Crasman Oy. 


Based on the latest assessment, the website is partly compliant and partly meets the Level A and Level AA criteria of the WCAG 2.1 guidelines. 

Partial compliance means that some features of the website do not fully meet accessibility requirements or do not yet fully support the use of assistive technologies, such as screen readers. 

Inaccessible content of the website

The content and functionalities listed below do not yet meet the accessibility requirements laid down in the Act on the Provision of Digital Services. 

We will update the list as website functionalities are renewed.  

Colours and contrasts

The button text contrasts do not fulfil the contrast requirements in the guidance. The focus is not sufficiently distinguishable when the buttons are in keyboard focus. 

In the Annual Report section, the icon contrasts and the related text contrasts are not sufficient. 

Accessibility requirements that are not met

1.4.3 Contrast (minimum)

1.4.11 Non-text contrast

2.4.7 Focus visible 


Table headings are not programmatically marked as header cells. Some table headings are not logically above the appropriate column. 

Accessibility requirements that are not met

1.3.1 Information and relationships 


The text alternatives for some of the graphs on the website do not describe the graph information in sufficient detail. 

Accessibility requirements that are not met

1.1.1 Non-text content 

Governor's speech video

Audio description is not provided for the video. 

Accessibility requirements that are not met

1.2.5 Audio description (prerecorded)

PDF documents

The website includes PDF documents that are not accessible. The PDF documents do not have element tags that would make the structure programmatically understandable. A language has not been specified for all the documents. 

Accessibility requirements that are not met

1.3.1 Information and relationships  

Select year and language

The programmatically determined tag of the select functions includes only the name of the function “Select year” or “Select language”. The selected value is not programmatically conveyed. 

Accessibility requirements that are not met

2.5.3 Label in name 

Search result page

The search result links are not properly distinguishable from the other content (only distinguishing element is colour). The page title does not contain a search term. There is room for improvement in the use of header element. 

Accessibility requirements that are not met

2.4.2 Page titled

2.4.6 Headings and labels 


The website’s form labels, required fields and field instructions are partially deficient. In some forms, information about the success or failure of submission is not conveyed to the screen reader. The user is not informed about the reasons for a submission failure. 

Accessibility requirements that are not met 

3.3.1 Error identification

3.3.2 Labels or instructions

4.1.3 Status messages

View obscuring content

When the text on the website or the view is magnified, the top bar obscures a large part of the screen. The problem is highlighted on pages were the list of contents is in the top bar.

The website’s cookie notification also obscures part of the screen. In the keyboard focus order, the cookie notification is only at the end of the page, which makes it difficult to close it with the keyboard.

Accessibility requirements that are not met

1.4.4 Resize text

2.4.3 Focus order 

Have you noticed an accessibility deficiency in our digital service?

If you notice accessibility deficiencies on our website, please let us know about it by sending an email to info(at), and we will do our best to correct the deficiency. 

Supervisory authority

If you notice accessibility problems on our website, please first send your feedback to us, at info(at) We aim to respond within two weeks (14 days). If you are not satisfied with the response you receive or you do not receive a response from us within two weeks, you may file a complaint with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The website of Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland has detailed instructions on how to file a complaint and how the issue will be handled. 

Contact information of the supervisory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility Supervision Unit (in Finnish and Swedish only)
tel. (switchboard) +358 295 016 000.