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Preliminary population statistics

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Preliminary population statistics describe population changes and population structure. Concerning population changes, data are available on liveborn and deaths in Finland, migration and changes in marital status. Data are obtained from the Population Information System and published monthly.

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According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population was 5,550,612 at the end of May. Our country's population increased by 2,371 persons during January-May. The reason for the increase was migration gain from abroad, since immigration exceeded emigration by 9,094. The number of births was 8,269 lower than that of deaths.

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release | Preliminary population statistics 2022, May
release | Preliminary population statistics 2022, April
review | Preliminary population statistics 2022, March and 1st quarter
database release | Preliminary population statistics 2022, March

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21.06.2022

Population increase by month

Population increase by month. Data on the figure are available from the table below the figure.
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Natural increaseNet migrationTotal change
2019M06-2871,7301,443
2019M07-1811,6451,464
2019M08-941,6561,562
2019M09-2821,152870
2019M10-8991,430531
2019M11-7011,411710
2019M12-1,182786-182
2020M01-7831,617834
2020M02-8871,483596
2020M03-9841,445461
2020M04-1,111973-138
2020M05-744904160
2020M06-4981,180682
2020M07-1491,9291,780
2020M08-1731,4821,309
2020M09-5531,345792
2020M10-7382,1631,425
2020M11-1,0131,648635
2020M12-1,3921,645-35
2021M01-1,0601,742682
2021M02-5681,6671,099
2021M03-3551,9871,632
2021M04-4481,6031,155
2021M05-5651,8401,275
2021M06-591,9291,870
2021M07-3572,2961,939
2021M08-3282,4162,088
2021M09-3662,0811,715
2021M10-1,0012,1581,157
2021M11-1,1121,788676
2021M12-1,8461,398-840
2022M01*-1,8212,0931,694
2022M02*-1,6241,888302
2022M03*-1,8821,972121
2022M04*-1,8681,585-264
2022M05*-1,0741,556518

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