Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

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Average age at first confinement rose in Finland to the top level of Nordic countries
04 Dec 2017
According to Statistics Finlands data on population changes, the average age at first confinement has risen exceptionally much. The average age of first-time mothers was 29.1 years in 2016 rising by 0.2 years from 2015 and by 0.4 years from 2014. The average age at first confinement in Finland has risen to the same level as in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

Next release:
17 Apr 2018

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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Keywords: birth rate, children, fertility, increase of population, natality, population, population changes, vital statistics.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Births [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2413. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.3.2018].
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