Official Statistics of Finland

Parliamentary elections

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Latest release:
Parliamentary elections 2019, result of the control calculation
24 Apr 2019
The control calculation of the election result did not change the power relationships of the parties. The Social Democratic Party became the biggest party in the Parliamentary elections with 17.7 per cent of all votes cast, which is 0.2 percentage points higher than the Finns Party's share of votes and 0.7 percentage points higher than the Coalition Party's share. The Green League increased its support most, by 3.0 percentage points. In relative terms, the Centre Party lost most votes, the party gained 13.8 per cent of the votes cast, which is 7.3 percentage points lower than in the previous Parliamentary elections. Detailed election results can be found in Statistics Finland's PX-Web database service.

Next release:
29 Apr 2019

Description: Parliamentary elections are held in Finland every four years. Statistics Finland produces official statistics from the elections. The preliminary statistics are published on the Internet, in the StatFin online service and on the statistics pages on Parliamentary elections as soon as possible starting from the election night. The second data, or the final data are supplied to Statistics Finland after the election result is confirmed. After the confirmation of the election result, the confirmed data corresponding to the preliminary statistics are released on the statistics pages on the Internet and the StatFin databases are updated.
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Change: Paper publication tables replaced by database tables
27 Mar 2012
Statistics Finland has discontinued the production of paper publications of statistics on elections.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Parliamentary elections [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6279. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.4.2019].
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