These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.


Data from population censuses are used in the describing and planning of the structure of society and its changes. Population censuses are drawn in almost all countries of the world. To ensure the comparability of census data the UN and the EU issue recommendations on their contents and data definitions as well as on the classifications to be used in them.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population censuses [e-publication].
Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.5.2021].
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