Official Statistics of Finland

Preliminary population statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Birth rate showed a slight growth in 2020
21 Jan 2021
According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population at the end of December was 5,536,146. During 2020 Finland's population increased by 10,854 persons. The reason for the population increase was migration gain from abroad: the number of immigrants was 19,378 higher than that of emigrants. The number of births was 8,491 lower than that of deaths.

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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Change: Publication of preliminary population statistics for August 2018 will be postponed
19 Sep 2018
The publication of the preliminary population statistics for August 2018 has been postponed to 25 September 2018.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Preliminary population statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2243-3627. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.1.2021].
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