Official Statistics of Finland

Population structure

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Two-thirds of Finns live in their region of birth
22 Sep 2017
According to Statistics Finland's statistics on population structure, two-thirds of persons residing permanently in Finland lived in their region of birth at the end of 2016. Of persons residing permanently in Finland who had been born in Åland 93 per cent lived in Åland. Of the persons who had been born in the region of Uusimaa, 84 per cent lived in Uusimaa. Of the persons who had been born in the regions of Etelä-Savo and Kainuu, only around one in two lived in their region of birth.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2017.

Description: These statistics on the structure of the population describe Finnish and foreign citizens permanently resident in Finland at the turn of the year. The statistics contain data on the population’s place of residence, age, native language, nationality and country of birth, as well as on the spouse, all children and parents of an individual person. The statistics also contain data on the day a person was married or divorced. The data are obtained from the Population Register Centre’s population information system.
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Keywords: country of birth, dependency ratio, foreigners, language, nationality, population, population density, population structure.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population structure [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-5395. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.9.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vaerak/index_en.html?tulosta

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