Official Statistics of Finland

Migration

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Immigration gain decreased from one year earlier
29 May 2015
According to Statistics Finland, 15,490 persons emigrated from Finland to foreign countries during 2014. The figure is 1,590 higher than one year before. Immigration from abroad to Finland decreased by 430 persons and amounted to 31,510. During 2014, net immigration totalled 16,020 persons, which is 2,030 down on the year before. Net immigration by foreign citizens decreased somewhat, by 1,480 persons.

Next release:
Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2015.

Description: The statistics on migration describe the moving of individual persons. The statistics differentiate moves across the Finnish territorial boundaries, that is, immigration and emigration, and internal moves within the country, which are further classified into moves between and within municipalities. In migration statistics, data are compiled by the age, gender, marital status, native language, country of birth, and region of arrival and departure of migrants. A person may appear in one year’s statistics several times because the statistical unit is move.
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Keywords: emigration, emigration and immigration, immigration, increase of population, intermunicipal migration, internal migration, intramunicipal migration, migration, population, population changes, vital statistics.
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Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Migration [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-6782. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.9.2015].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/muutl/index_en.html

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