Official Statistics of Finland

Preliminary population statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Finland's preliminary population figure 5,517,887 at the end of July
17 Aug 2018
According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population was 5,517,887 at the end of July. Our country's population increased by 4,757 persons during January-July. The reason for the increase was migration gain from abroad, since immigration exceeded emigration by 8,731. The number of births was 3,974 lower than that of deaths.

Next release:
21 Sep 2018

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: Two separate releases on the data of the preliminary population statistics for 2017
15 Feb 2018
Statistics Finland has published the population figures for the preliminary population statistics concerning 2017 on 15 February 2018.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Preliminary population statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2243-3627. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.8.2018].
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