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.


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According to Statistics Finland's statistics on population structure, the official total population of Finland at the end of 2021 was 5,548,241. In the course of 2021, Finlands population grew by 14,448 persons. The relative population growth was 0.3 per cent. The number of persons speaking Finnish…

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