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Appendix table 2. Citizenships granted according to country of previous citizenship 2009 - 2014

Previous nationality 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
TOTAL 3 413 4 334 4 558 9 087 8 930 8 260
Russian Federation 1 026 1 925 1 652 2 477 2 103 2 317
Somalia 290 131 96 609 814 834
Iraq 207 78 106 457 521 405
Estonia 166 243 302 521 436 382
Turkey 94 132 166 278 271 257
Afghanistan 186 108 100 510 479 251
Iran, Islamic Republic of 180 137 145 451 341 219
Sweden 126 104 196 190 146 186
China 53 85 88 124 154 161
India 27 73 76 117 99 152
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 18 25 20 100 122 150
Myanmar 7 3 9 56 177 141
Ukraine 53 92 95 148 157 141
Bangladesh 19 32 53 114 97 125
Thailand 24 41 50 75 104 125
Pakistan 12 26 50 91 105 121
Viet Nam 42 54 82 150 150 114
Bosnia and Herzegovina 56 41 67 112 123 113
Nigeria 2 7 18 75 87 111
Former Sudan 49 17 24 228 252 99
Former Serbia and Montenegro 154 109 106 297 209 94
Ethiopia 16 20 14 43 44 69
Kenya 3 8 17 27 74 69
Morocco 22 65 54 94 88 68
Philippines 15 33 35 48 77 67
Romania 25 58 42 65 51 67
Serbia 19 13 26 71 103 65
Poland 10 22 30 46 34 53
Nepal 1 12 33 45 53 48
Other 511 640 806 1 468 1 459 1 254

Source: Population and Justice Statistics. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Matti Saari 029 551 3401

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 13.5.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Citizenships granted [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-7169. 2014, Appendix table 2. Citizenships granted according to country of previous citizenship 2009 - 2014 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.9.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kans/2014/kans_2014_2015-05-13_tau_002_en.html