Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Men died on average 7 years younger than women
27 Apr 2018
According to Statistics Finland, a total of 53,722 persons died in 2017, which is 201 fewer than in 2016. Men died, on average, 7.1 years younger than women while twenty years ago, the corresponding difference between average ages at death was 13.3 years. Average life expectancy at birth was 78.7 years for boys and 84.2 years for girls in 2017.

Next release:
26 Oct 2018

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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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Deaths [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2545. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2018].
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