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Official Statistics of Finland


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Turn in the birth rate was especially visible among persons aged over 30 and highly educated
03 Dec 2021
According to Statistics Finland's data on population changes, the birth rate rose slightly in 2020, from 1.35 to 1.37 children per woman. The change in the birth rate was particularly visible for women aged 30 to 39, whose fertility grew most. Women's total fertility rate rose only among highly educated, but among men there was an increase in all educational groups.

Description: The statistics on births contain all the children whose mother was permanently resident in Finland at the time of their birth. The statistics contain data on the child, mother and the mother’s spouse.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Births [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2413. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.6.2024].
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