Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Total fertility rate at an all-time low
27 Apr 2018
According to Statistics Finland's data on population changes, the total fertility rate decreased for the seventh year in succession. At the fertility rate prevailing in 2017, a woman would give birth to an average of 1.49 children. The number is an all-time low. The number of children born in 2017 was 50,321.

Next release:
4 Dec 2018

Description: The statistics on births contain all the children whose mother was permanently resident in Finland at the time of their birth. The statistics contain data on the child, mother and the mother’s spouse.
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Keywords: birth rate, children, fertility, increase of population, natality, population, population changes, vital statistics.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Births [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2413. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2018].
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