Appendix table 3. The demographic dependency ratio by region 1997–2017

Region Demographic dependency ratio
1997                         2007                         2017                    
WHOLE COUNTRY 49,9 50,1 60,1
Uusimaa 43,7 43,4 51,1
Varsinais-Suomi 50,7 50,6 60,4
Satakunta 51,6 55,2 69,1
Kanta-Häme 54,3 54,2 65,9
Pirkanmaa 50,2 49,7 59,2
Päijät-Häme 49,4 52,3 67,1
Kymenlaakso 51,8 54,0 68,2
South Karelia 51,5 53,8 66,4
Etelä-Savo 54,3 57,3 72,8
Pohjois-Savo 52,6 52,9 63,5
North Karelia 53,5 52,2 64,4
Central Finland 51,7 51,9 62,6
South Ostrobothnia 57,5 57,1 69,6
Ostrobothnia 56,4 56,0 66,0
Central Ostrobothnia 54,4 55,9 70,1
North Ostrobothnia 52,9 53,0 62,7
Kainuu 51,9 54,6 69,1
Lapland 49,9 51,6 64,2
Åland 54,1 52,0 61,6

Source: Population Structure 2017, Statistics Finland

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Updated 29.03.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population structure [e-publication].
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