Religious affiliation of the population by age 31.12. 2009

Religious community Total 0 - 14 15 - 24 25 - 34 35 - 44 45 - 54 55 - 64 65 -   
Total 5 351 427 888 323 659 108 682 604 669 522 756 378 785 051 910 441
Lutheran National Church 4 273 425 765 157 538 805 499 497 504 944 572 489 614 895 777 638
Other Lutheran 1 196 180 147 157 147 190 158 217
Greek Orthodox Church in Finland 58 539 10 022 6 618 5 809 6 529 8 209 8 718 12 634
Other Orthodoxes 2 226 501 201 319 382 329 263 231
Jehovah's Witnesses 19 142 1 946 1 989 2 807 2 338 2 955 3 314 3 793
Free Church in Finland 14 292 1 908 1 780 1 976 1 783 2 385 2 271 2 189
Roman Catholic Church in Finland 10 090 2 467 1 377 1 561 1 719 1 330 910 726
Islamic congregations 8 230 2 963 1 264 1 277 1 322 763 357 284
Pentecostal Church i Finland 5 440 716 628 825 619 666 844 1 142
Adventist churches 3 688 260 390 378 377 590 645 1 048
Church of J.Chr. of Latter-day Saints 3 239 562 518 441 392 419 395 512
Baptist congregations 2 372 204 267 291 288 341 386 595
Methodist churches 1 301 164 104 145 155 212 239 282
Jewish congregations 1 236 184 159 153 150 176 200 214
Buddhist congregations 353 44 39 67 91 70 29 13
Anglican Church in Finland 89 12 8 7 8 12 14 28
Other 1 239 142 145 170 155 194 246 187
No religious affiliation 945 330 100 891 104 669 166 724 148 123 165 048 151 167 108 708
  • Information on membership to a religious community registered in Finland is based on the Population Information System.

Source: Population Structure 2009, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 30.9.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population structure [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-5395. Annual review 2009, Religious affiliation of the population by age 31.12. 2009 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.12.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vaerak/2009/01/vaerak_2009_01_2010-09-30_tau_007_en.html

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