Official Statistics of Finland

Population structure

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Every seventh person aged 30 to 34 is of foreign background
28 May 2021
According to Statistics Finland's statistics on population structure, every seventh person aged 30 to 34 living permanently in Finland at the end of 2020 was of foreign background. In Greater Helsinki, already every fourth person aged 30 to 34 was of foreign background.

Description: These statistics on the structure of the population describe Finnish and foreign citizens permanently resident in Finland at the turn of the year. The statistics contain data on the population’s place of residence, age, native language, nationality and country of birth, as well as on the spouse, all children and parents of an individual person. The statistics also contain data on the day a person was married or divorced. The data are obtained from the Population Register Centre’s population information system.
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Keywords: country of birth, dependency ratio, foreigners, language, nationality, population, population density, population structure.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Population structure [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-5395. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.1.2022].
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