Official Statistics of Finland

Preliminary population statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Finland's preliminary population figure 5,509,717 at the end of August
21 Sep 2017
According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population was 5,509,717 at the end of August. Our country's population increased by 6,420 persons during January-August. The reason for the increase was migration gain from abroad, since immigration exceeded emigration by 8,005. The number of births was 1,585 lower than that of deaths.

Next release:
24 Oct 2017

Description: The preliminary population statistics contain data on population changes and population structure. In respect of population changes, data are available on live births and deaths in Finland, migration within municipalities, inter-municipal migration, migration, marriages contracted and divorces granted, registered partner relationships, divorces from registered partner relationships, and on granted Finnish citizenships. These preliminary statistics are produced monthly.
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Keywords: birth rate, emigration, immigration, increase of population, intermunicipal migration, internal migration, intramunicipal migration, migration, mortality, natality, population, population changes, preliminary population, vital statistics.
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Change: Releases of preliminary population statistics postponed for production reasons
29 May 2017
The release dates of preliminary population statistics have been changed: the new release date for data concerning March is 9 June 2017 and the release date for April data is 16 June 2017.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Preliminary population statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2243-3627. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.10.2017].
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