Official Statistics of Finland

Population structure

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Average age of second generation immigrants with foreign background 11 years
20 Jun 2018
According to Statistics Finland, the average age of second generation immigrants with foreign background was very low, 10.9 years, in 2017. The average age was the same 10.9 years for both girls and boys. Second generation immigrants with foreign background, i.e. those born in Finland, are still mostly very young. Of them, 84 per cent were underage and nearly one-half were under school-age in 2017.

Next release:
1 Oct 2018

Description: These statistics on the structure of the population describe Finnish and foreign citizens permanently resident in Finland at the turn of the year. The statistics contain data on the population’s place of residence, age, native language, nationality and country of birth, as well as on the spouse, all children and parents of an individual person. The statistics also contain data on the day a person was married or divorced. The data are obtained from the Population Register Centre’s population information system.
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Keywords: country of birth, dependency ratio, foreigners, language, nationality, population, population density, population structure.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population structure [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-5395. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.9.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vaerak/index_en.html