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Causes of death

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on causes of death describe the causes of death of persons living in Finland by age, gender and other demographic factors. The data are compiled from the Population Information System and death certificates and published once a year.


Statistics Finland

Future releases


See key statistical data in the figures.

Deaths by underlying cause of death 1971-2022

Age-standardised mortality by underlying cause of death in 1971 to 2022

Information elsewhere

Statistical experts

Inquiries primarily
Airi Pajunen
Senior Statistician
029 551 3605
Other experts

Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

Go to the archive page