Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

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Birth rate has decreased in all educational groups
04 Dec 2018
According to Statistics Finland, the total fertility rate has decreased in all women's educational groups after 2010, when the present decrease in the birth rate started. The fertility rate of women with basic level education has gone down by 25 per cent and that of those with tertiary level education by 24 per cent from 2010. The fertility rate has diminished slightly less among those with upper secondary level education, by 20 per cent.

Next release:
26 Apr 2019

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: 21.4.2019].
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