Official Statistics of Finland

Parliamentary elections

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
In all, 41.5 per cent of the elected MPs in the Parliamentary elections 2019 are new Members of Parliament
29 Apr 2019
Of the MPs elected in the 2019 Parliamentary elections, 47.0 per cent were women, which is 5.0 percentage points more than among the candidates nominated by the parties. Women's share of elected MPs was bigger than in any previous Parliamentary elections. More detailed data on the candidates and elected councillors of the Parliamentary elections can be found in the review: Background analysis of candidates and elected MPs in Parliamentary elections 2019.

Next release:
24 May 2019

Description: Parliamentary elections are held in Finland every four years. Statistics Finland produces official statistics from the elections. The preliminary statistics are published on the Internet, in the StatFin online service and on the statistics pages on Parliamentary elections as soon as possible starting from the election night. The second data, or the final data are supplied to Statistics Finland after the election result is confirmed. After the confirmation of the election result, the confirmed data corresponding to the preliminary statistics are released on the statistics pages on the Internet and the StatFin databases are updated.
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Keywords: candidates, elections, members of parliament, parliamentary elections, parties, right to vote, voting, voting turnout.
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Change: Paper publication tables replaced by database tables
27 Mar 2012
Statistics Finland has discontinued the production of paper publications of statistics on elections.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Parliamentary elections [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6279. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2019].
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