Health

Statistics describing the population's state of health, prevalence of diseases, incapacity for work, health behaviour and causes of death come under this topic. Statistics describing health care are also presented under Social protection and data on the number of deaths under Population.

Statistics

Alcoholic Beverage Consumption
The statistics cover both documented and undocumented consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Causes of death
Statistics Finland produces statistics on causes of death and on the development of mortality.
Congenital Malformations
The data are based on the National Institute for Health and Welfare Register of Congenital Malformations, which contains data on congenital anomalies detected in stillbirths or live births as well as in fetuses in selective terminations of pregnancy.
Health Care Professionals
The statistics contain data on licensed health professionals and health professionals with a protected occupational title.
Health Expenditure and Financing
In 2008, National Institute for Health and Welfare brought into use a new national system of accounting health expenditure and financing that is based on the OECD System of Health Accounts (SHA).
Health and social services personnel
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Hospital benchmarking
The data are based on the Care Register (Hilmo) data submitted to THL by hospitals every year as well as on data on the costs of hospitals and specialties collected every year separately from hospitals.
IVF Treatments
The IVF Treatments statistics contain information on in vitro fertilisations (IVF) from 1992 onwards and on inseminations from 2006 onwards.
Induced Abortions
The data are based on the Register of Induced Abortions and Sterilisations at National Institute for Health and Welfare, which receives the data from the operating physician.
International mobility of health care and social welfare personnel
Data derived from Statistics Finland’s Employment statistics on foreign nationals working in the health and social services sector in Finland and from the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira) Terhikki register on healthcare professionals licensed for practice in Finland working abroad.
Local government health and social services personnel
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Mediation in Criminal and Civil Cases
The statistics contain data on cases referred to mediation offices and the separate offences contained within the cases, as well as also on domestic violence cases and civil cases.
Outpatient Specialised Health Care
Data on outpatient specialised health care are gathered from health service providers annually.
Perinatal statistics - parturients, deliveries and newborns
The data are based on the National Institute for Health and Welfare Medical Birth Register, which contains data on mothers given birth and children born in Finland.
Private Health Care Provision
The statistics are based on activity reports submitted by private health-care providers to State Provincial Offices.
Sterilisations
The data are based on the Register of Induced Abortions and Sterilisations at National Institute for Health and Welfare, which receives the data from the operating physician.
Tobacco statistics
National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) compiles tobacco statistics at the commission of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.

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  • Causes of death 2015 (in Finnish, in Swedish, in English)
    30 Dec 2016
  • Causes of death 2016 (in Finnish, in Swedish, in English)
    29 Dec 2017

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