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Appendix table 1. Population and demographic dependency ratio at the end of 2030 in population projections compiled in different years

Population in population projections compiled in different years Year of compilation
1998 2001 2004 2007 2009 2012 2015 2019 2021
Population at the end of 2030 5 249 755 5 290 563 5 442 841 5 683 182 5 850 097 5 847 678 5 769 032 5 566 685 5 598 821
Dependency ratio 70,1 70,9 71,8 73,3 73,0 71,2 69,2 64,5 65,2
Number of persons aged 65 and over 1 348 502 1 389 126 1 420 395 1 494 360 1 525 155 1 495 624 1 478 426 1 462 251 1 452 839
Proportion of persons aged 65 and over (per cent) 25,7 26,3 26,1 26,3 26,1 25,6 25,6 26,2 25,9
Number of persons aged 85 and over 152 754 169 022 178 503 220 505 242 156 226 001 219 209 216 003 215 385
Proportion of persons aged 85 and over (per cent) 2,9 3,2 3,3 3,9 4,1 3,9 3,8 3,9 3,8

Source: Population projection 2021-2070. Statistics Finland

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Updated 30.9.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population projection [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-5153. 2021, Appendix table 1. Population and demographic dependency ratio at the end of 2030 in population projections compiled in different years . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vaenn/2021/vaenn_2021_2021-09-30_tau_001_en.html