Appendix table 4. Mortality during infant and perinatal period 1987–2016

  Perinatal deaths (stillbirths and first week deaths) Perinatal mortality/ 1000 births (incl. stillbirths) 1) Stillbirths First week mortality First week mortality/ 1,000 births Neonatal deaths Neonatal mortality 2) Infant deaths Infant mortality 3)
1987 505 8,4 311 194 3,2 252 4,2 370 6,2
1990 507 7,7 307 200 3,1 245 3,7 368 5,6
1995 429 6,8 299 130 2,1 172 2,8 251 4,0
2000 325 5,7 228 97 1,7 136 2,4 205 3,6
2001 306 5,4 208 98 1,7 122 2,2 181 3,2
2002 304 5,5 213 91 1,6 117 2,1 165 3,0
2003 276 4,9 178 98 1,7 120 2,1 182 3,2
2004 300 5,2 187 113 2,0 142 2,5 193 3,3
2005 286 4,9 182 104 1,8 125 2,2 179 3,1
2006 284 4,8 193 91 1,5 119 2,0 168 2,9
2007 298 5,1 204 94 1,6 109 1,9 159 2,7
2008 283 4,7 189 94 1,6 116 1,9 159 2,7
2009 300 4,9 205 95 1,6 122 2,0 160 2,6
2010 248 4,1 181 67 1,1 91 1,5 138 2,3
2011 239 4,0 161 78 1,3 97 1,6 142 2,4
2012 232 3,9 161 71 1,2 85 1,4 141 2,4
2013 197 3,4 147 50 0,9 61 1,0 98 1,7
2014 225 3,9 163 62 1,1 81 1,4 125 2,2
2015 225 4,0 172 53 1,0 69 1,2 96 1,7
2016 216 4,1 159 57 1,1 70 1,3 103 2,0
1) Perinatal mortality = Stillborn (the duration of the mother's pregnancy at least 22 weeks or birth weight at least 500 g) and deaths during the first week of life per thousand births (incl. stillborn).
2) Neonatal mortality = The number of deaths during the four first weeks of life per thousand live births.
3) Infant mortality = The number of deaths at under one year per thousand live births.

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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Updated 29.12.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2016, Appendix table 4. Mortality during infant and perinatal period 1987–2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2019].
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