Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

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Number of births continued declining
14 Apr 2015
According to Statistics Finland's data on population changes, the number of births decreased from the year before but the drop was, however, smaller than in the previous year. In 2014, altogether 57,232 children were born, which was 902 fewer than in the year before. Last time the number of births was lower in 2003, when 56,630 children were born. The number of births has now decreased for the fourth year in succession.

Next release:
14 Apr 2016

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: 13.2.2016].
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