Official Statistics of Finland


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Life expectancy at birth longest for girls from Ostrobothnia and shortest for boys from Kainuu
24 Oct 2014
According to Statistics Finland, the life expectancy of newborns during the period 2011 to 2013 was longest for girls born in the region of Ostrobothnia, 84.8 years, and shortest for boys born in the region of Kainuu, 75.3 years. Life expectancy is an age-standardised indicator that describes the level of mortality observed during the calculation period.

Next release:
14 Apr 2015

Description: The statistics on deaths cover persons permanently domiciled in Finland on the day of death. Statistical data on deaths are produced by a number of variables including age, gender, marital status, native language and nationality. The statistics on deaths contain no data on causes of death, on which data are available from the statistics on causes of death produced within health statistics.
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Keywords: infant mortality, life expectancy, mortality, perinatal mortality, population, population changes, vital statistics.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Deaths [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2545. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.3.2015].
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