Appendix table 6. Population by religious community in 2000 to 2015

Religious community Year
  2000 2005 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
TOTAL 5 181 115 5 255 580 5 375 276 5 401 267 5 426 674 5 451 270 5 471 753 5 487 308
INDIGENEOUS RELIGIONS AND NEO-PAGANISM - - - - - - 29 35
BUDDHISM 26 68 509 509 538 877 887 956
HINDUISM 37 66 91 98 96 127 300 324
ISLAM 1 201 4 239 9 393 10 088 10 596 11 125 12 327 13 289
JUDAISM 1 157 1 184 1 208 1 198 1 188 1 170 1 145 1 133
CHRISTIANITY 4 496 227 4 466 126 4 308 342 4 278 219 4 251 545 4 211 277 4 147 658 4 112 681
Adventism 4 316 4 015 3 648 3 553 3 474 3 413 3 429 3 458
Anglican churches 95 93 88 84 91 116 138 151
Baptism 2 436 2 470 2 419 2 383 2 395 2 373 2 585 2 657
Evangelical Lutheran free congregations 1 033 1 031 994 984 980 984 987 977
Pentecostalism 20 1 992 6 312 6 909 7 477 7 855 8 402 8 762
Roman Catholic Church 7 227 8 446 10 640 11 091 11 530 11 994 12 554 13 069
Methodism 1 260 1 256 1 301 1 342 1 352 1 400 1 413 1 415
Greek Orthodox Church 56 807 59 558 60 851 61 183 61 506 61 608 61 574 61 690
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland 4 409 576 4 373 556 4 207 192 4 175 443 4 147 371 4 106 025 4 040 787 4 004 369
Free churches 13 429 13 663 14 485 14 789 14 932 15 064 15 191 15 409
Other Christian 28 46 412 458 437 445 598 724
OTHER RELIGIOUS GROUPS 22 488 22 375 23 304 23 183 22 981 23 007 22 949 22 784
Bahá'í communities 469 523 568 560 557 566 666 670
Jehovah's Witnesses 18 492 18 329 19 094 19 001 18 826 18 697 18 467 18 286
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3 307 3 301 3 225 3 208 3 181 3 282 3 284 3 259
Christian Community of Finland 71 78 275 275 280 283 286 290
Liberal Catholic Church 144 137 135 132 130 135 134 139
Others 5 7 7 7 7 44 112 140
PERSONS NOT MEMBERS OF ANY RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY 659 979 761 522 1 032 429 1 087 972 1 139 730 1 203 687 1 286 458 1 336 106

Source: Population Structure 2015, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Markus Rapo 029 551 3238, vaesto.tilasto@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 23.09.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population structure [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-5395. annual review 2015, Appendix table 6. Population by religious community in 2000 to 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.12.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vaerak/2015/01/vaerak_2015_01_2016-09-23_tau_006_en.html

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