Official Statistics of Finland

Population structure

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Finland's population was 5,471,753 at the turn of the year
27 Mar 2015
According to Statistics Finland's statistics on population structure, the official total population of Finland at the end of 2014 was 5,471,753. Finland had a male population of 2,691,863 and a female population of 2,779,890. In the course of 2014, Finlands population grew by 20,483 persons. Eighty-seven per cent of the population growth occurred in Uusimaa and 77 per cent in the Helsinki region. The growth in the size of the population was good 4,000 persons lower than one year earlier.

Next release:
10 Dec 2015

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: 30.11.2015].
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