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Latest publication: Preliminary population statistics 2021, March

Published: 27 August 2019

Finland's preliminary population figure 5,522,848 at the end of July

According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, Finland's population was 5,522,848 at the end of July. Our country's population increased by 4,929 persons during January-July. The reason for the increase was migration gain from abroad, since immigration exceeded emigration by 10,226. The number of births was 4,948 lower than that of deaths.

Population increase by month 2016–2019*

 Population increase by month 2016–2019*

During January-July, 26,313 children were born, which is 1,781 fewer than in the corresponding period in 2018. The number of deaths was 31,261, which is 1,247 lower than one year earlier.

According to the preliminary statistics for July, 17,568 persons immigrated to Finland from abroad and 7,342 persons emigrated from Finland. The number of immigrants was 782 higher and the number of emigrants 2,613 lower than in the corresponding period of the previous year. In all, 5,091 of the immigrants and 4,702 of the emigrants were Finnish citizens.

According to the preliminary data, the number of inter-municipal migrations totalled 151,605 during January-July. Compared with the corresponding period in 2018, the decrease was 2,123 migrations according to the municipal division of 2019.

Source: Population Statistics, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Juhana Nordberg 029 551 3051, Joonas Toivola 029 551 3355, info@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 27.08.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Preliminary population statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2243-3627. July 2019. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.5.2021].
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