Population by area 31.12.2008 and increase of population

Provinces and Regions Population and increase of population
  31.12.2008 31.12.2007 Increase of population 2008 1) see footnote Per cent 1) see footnote Increase of population 2008 2) see footnote Per cent 2) see footnote
WHOLE COUNTRY 5,326,314 5,300,484 25,830 0.5 25,830 0.5
MAINLAND FINLAND 5,298,858 5,273,331 25,527 0.5 25,527 0.5
SOUTHERN FINLAND PROVINCE 2,192,601 2,173,509 19,092 0.9 19,092 0.9
Uusimaa Region 1,408,020 1,388,964 19,056 1.4 17,010 1.2
Itä-Uusimaa Region 93,491 94,755 -1,264 -1.3 782 0.8
Kanta-Häme Region 173,041 171,449 1,592 0.9 1,592 0.9
Päijät-Häme Region 200,847 200,061 786 0.4 786 0.4
Kymenlaakso Region 182,754 183,564 -810 -0.4 -810 -0.4
South Karelia Region 134,448 134,716 -268 -0.2 -268 -0.2
WESTERN FINLAND PROVINCE 1,881,806 1,874,764 7,042 0.4 7,042 0.4
Varsinais-Suomi Region 461,177 459,235 1,942 0.4 1,942 0.4
Satakunta Region 227,652 228,431 -779 -0.3 -779 -0.3
Pirkanmaa Region 480,705 476,631 4,074 0.9 4,074 0.9
Central Finland Region 271,747 270,701 1,046 0.4 1,046 0.4
South Ostrobothnia Region 193,511 193,815 -304 -0.2 -304 -0.2
Ostrobothnia Region 175,985 174,987 998 0.6 998 0.6
Central Ostrobothnia Region 71,029 70,964 65 0.1 65 0.1
EASTERN FINLAND PROVINCE 571,184 573,478 -2,294 -0.4 -2,294 -0.4
Etelä-Savo Region 156,632 157,862 -1,230 -0.8 -1,230 -0.8
Pohjois-Savo Region 248,423 248,872 -449 -0.2 -449 -0.2
North Karelia Region 166,129 166,744 -615 -0.4 -615 -0.4
OULU PROVINCE 469,304 467,190 2,114 0.5 2,114 0.5
North Ostrobothnia Region 386,144 383,411 2,733 0.7 2,733 0.7
Kainuu Region 83,160 83,779 -619 -0.7 -619 -0.7
LAPLAND PROVINCE 183,963 184,390 -427 -0.2 -427 -0.2
Lapland Region 183,963 184,390 -427 -0.2 -427 -0.2
ÅLAND 27,456 27,153 303 1.1 303 1.1
Åland 27,456 27,153 303 1.1 303 1.1
  • 1) Partial municipal mergers HAVE NOT been taken into account when calculating the change
  • 2) Partial municipal mergers have been taken into account when calculating the change

Source: Population Structure 2008. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Markus Rapo (09) 1734 3238, vaesto.tilasto@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 27.3.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population structure [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-5395. 2008, Population by area 31.12.2008 and increase of population . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.12.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vaerak/2008/vaerak_2008_2009-03-27_tau_002_en.html

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