Population and society

Population structure

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on population structure describe persons permanently resident in Finland at the turn of the year. The data on persons recorded include place of residence, gender, age, marital status, language, nationality and country of birth. The data are obtained from the Population Information System and published once a year.


Statistics Finland


database release | Population structure 2021, urban settlements
database release | Population structure 2000-2021, urban-rural classification

Future releases

Statistical experts

Inquiries primarily
Markus Rapo
Senior Statistician
029 551 3238

Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

Go to the archive page