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This publication contains data on causes of death in 2010 and some data on the development of mortality in 1936 to 2010. Time series data on causes of death are available as database tables on Statistics Finland's web pages.

The publication was edited by Marja-Liisa Helminen, Helena Korpi and Irmeli Penttil. Ulla Arkkio, Jari Hellanto, Kati Hietala, Mauno Huohvanainen, Raija Maljanen and Terttu Turpeinen contributed to the publication and compilation of the statistics. Medical experts were forensic pathologist Sari Papinaho and professor Erkki Vuori. Jouni Asp and Ismo Jauhiainen were in charge of IT issues.

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marja-Liisa Helminen (09) 1734 3273, Helena Korpi (09) 1734 3605, Irmeli Penttil (09) 1734 3253,

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

Updated 16.12.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2010, Foreword . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.4.2024].
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