CSR Report and Annual Report 2014
Key figures
Economic responsibility 2014 2013 Change in %
Turnover (EUR million) 1,959.5 1,858.4 5.4 %
Operating profit (EUR million) 519.2 505.2 2.8 %
Result before appropriations 519.2 506.3 2.8 %
Result for the financial year 520.4 506.3 2.8 %
Investments (EUR million) 16.8 12.3 36.6 %
Prize payout to players (EUR million) 1,096.4 1,022.5 7.2 %
Number of POS (end of year) 3,813 3,665 4.0 %
Retail commissions (EUR million) 78.0 79.8 -2.2 %
Lottery tax (EUR million) 104.2 99.8 4.4 %
Return to the Ministry of Education and Culture (EUR million) 1) 517.5 506.3 2.2 %
Social responsibility 2014 2013 Change in %
Registered players (end of year) 1,636,419 1,538,179 6.4 %
Employees (end of year) 332 333 -0.3 %
Employee turnover, incoming, % 6.0 9.9 -39.4 %
Employee turnover, departing, % 6.3 6.0 5.0 %
Average duration of employment in years 11.8 11.7 0.9 %
Performance appraisal discussions held, % 100 100.0
Environmental responsibility 2014 2013 Change in %
Veikkaus’ total energy consumption (MWh) 2) 10900,0  - -
Waste recovery rate at head office, % 3) 99.0 90 10.0 %
1) In addition to the EUR 517.5 million returned to the State, EUR 2.9 million was transferred to the Undistributed Prizes Fund. During the financial year, a total of EUR 23.3 million of undistributed prize funds were paid to the Ministry of Education and Culture, for distribution to Finnish arts, sports, science and youth work.
2) A new key figure, which was adopted in 2014 as part of the new Environmental Programme.
3) Since the launch of the new waste-to-energy plant, even the mixed waste generated at Veikkaus’ head office is reutilized.