Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Immigration gain decreased clearly from one year earlier
17 May 2016
According to Statistics Finland, Finlands gain in international migration decreased by 3,580 persons in 2015 from one year earlier. Last year, net immigration amounted to 12,441 persons, which was the smallest number in nine years. Finland received a migration gain of 14,737 persons from immigration of foreign citizens.

Next release:
17 May 2017

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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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Migration [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-6782. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.4.2017].
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