Official Statistics of Finland

Deaths

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Average life expectancy at birth was 78.9 years for boys and 84.3 years for girls in 2018
24 Oct 2019
According to Statistics Finland, the life expectancy at birth was 78.9 years for boys and 84.3 years for girls in 2018. Compared with 2017, the life expectancy of boys grew by 0.2 years and that of girls by 0.1 years. Life expectancy is an age-standardised indicator that describes the level of mortality observed during the calculation period.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2019.

Description: The statistics on deaths cover persons permanently domiciled in Finland on the day of death. Statistical data on deaths are produced by a number of variables including age, gender, marital status, native language and nationality. The statistics on deaths contain no data on causes of death, on which data are available from the statistics on causes of death produced within health statistics.
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Keywords: infant mortality, life expectancy, mortality, perinatal mortality, population, population changes, vital statistics.
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Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Deaths [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2545. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kuol/index_en.html