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Preliminary population statistics

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Preliminary population statistics describe population changes and population structure. Concerning population changes, data are available on liveborn and deaths in Finland, migration and changes in marital status. Data are obtained from the Population Information System and published monthly.

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According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population was 5,561,309 at the end of October. Our country's population increased by 13,068 persons during January–October. The reason for the increase was migration gain from abroad, since immigration exceeded emigration by 24,872. The number of births was 13,410 lower than that of deaths.

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release | Preliminary population statistics 2022, October
review | Preliminary population statistics 2022, September and 3rd quarter
database release | Preliminary population statistics 2022, September
database release | Preliminary population statistics 2022, 3rd quarter

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22.11.2022

Population increase by month

The line chart shows natural population increase, net immigration and total population change.
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Natural increaseNet migrationTotal change
2019M11-7011,411710
2019M12-1,182786-182
2020M01-7831,617834
2020M02-8871,483596
2020M03-9841,445461
2020M04-1,111973-138
2020M05-744904160
2020M06-4981,180682
2020M07-1491,9291,780
2020M08-1731,4821,309
2020M09-5531,345792
2020M10-7382,1631,425
2020M11-1,0131,648635
2020M12-1,3921,645-35
2021M01-1,0601,742682
2021M02-5681,6671,099
2021M03-3551,9871,632
2021M04-4481,6031,155
2021M05-5651,8401,275
2021M06-591,9291,870
2021M07-3572,2961,939
2021M08-3282,4162,088
2021M09-3662,0811,715
2021M10-1,0012,1581,157
2021M11-1,1121,788676
2021M12-1,8461,398-840
2022M01*-1,8192,1281,746
2022M02*-1,6261,960335
2022M03*-1,8852,394509
2022M04*-1,9232,216303
2022M05*-1,2542,7741,566
2022M06*-6202,7932,190
2022M07*-7942,5281,755
2022M08*-9623,6622,765
2022M09*-1,1113,2182,127
2022M10*-1,4161,199-228

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