Official Statistics of Finland

Births

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Share of persons with Finnish background in the birth rate has decreased
04 Dec 2019
According to Statistics Finland, the share of women with Finnish background in the birth rate decreased to 86 per cent in 2018, when measured by total fertility rate. In 2018, the total fertility rate was 1.41 children per woman in the whole country, of which the share of persons with Finnish background was 1.20 children per woman. In 2010, the total fertility rate was 1.87 children per woman in the whole country, of which the share of women with Finnish background was 1.72. It corresponded to a share of 92 per cent of the total fertility rate in the whole country.

Next release:
Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2019.

Description: The statistics on births contain all the children whose mother was permanently resident in Finland at the time of their birth. The statistics contain data on the child, mother and the mother’s spouse.
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Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Births [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2413. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/synt/index_en.html