Official Statistics of Finland

Population structure

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Nearly every fifth woman aged 45 to 49 has not given birth
10 Dec 2015
According to Statistics Finland's statistics on the population structure, 18.7 per cent of women aged 45 to 49 resident in Finland and speaking national languages as their mother tongue have not given birth to a child. In 1990, the corresponding percentage was 13.8. The share of women who have given birth has been falling slowly but constantly.

Next release:
23 Mar 2016

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: 7.2.2016].
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