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Finland Population:

5,537,364 (July 2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 117

Finland Nationality:

noun: Finn(s)

adjective: Finnish

Finland Ethnic groups:

Finn, Swede, Russian, Estonian, Romani, Sami

Finland Languages:

Finnish (official) 87.9%, Swedish (official) 5.2%, Russian 1.4%, other 5.5% (2017 est.)

Finland Religions:

Lutheran 70.9%, Greek Orthodox 1.1%, other 1.7%, unspecified 26.3% (2017 est.)

Finland Age structure:

0-14 years: 16.44% (male 465,298 /female 445,186)

15-24 years: 11.21% (male 317,500 /female 303,326)

25-54 years: 37.64% (male 1,064,751 /female 1,019,748)

55-64 years: 13.19% (male 359,434 /female 370,993)

65 years and over: 21.51% (male 519,775 /female 671,353) (2018 est.)

population pyramid:

Finland Dependency ratios:

total dependency ratio: 57.9 (2015 est.)

youth dependency ratio: 25.9 (2015 est.)

elderly dependency ratio: 32 (2015 est.)

potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)

Finland Median age:

total: 42.6 years

male: 41 years

female: 44.3 years (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 27

Finland Population growth rate:

0.33% (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 167

Finland Birth rate:

10.7 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 183

Finland Death rate:

10.1 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 35

Finland Net migration rate:

2.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 41

Finland Population distribution:

the vast majority of people are found in the south; the northern interior areas remain sparsely poplulated

Finland Urbanization:

urban population: 85.4% of total population (2018)

rate of urbanization: 0.42% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Finland Major urban areas – population:

1.279 million HELSINKI (capital) (2018)

Finland Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female

15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female

25-54 years: 1.04 male(s)/female

55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female

total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2018 est.)

Finland Mother’s mean age at first birth:

28.8 years (2015 est.)

Finland Maternal mortality rate:

3 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 181

Finland Infant mortality rate:

total: 2.5 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 2.7 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 2.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 218

Finland Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 81.1 years

male: 78.1 years

female: 84.2 years (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 33

Finland Total fertility rate:

1.75 children born/woman (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 160

Finland Contraceptive prevalence rate:

85.5% (2015)

note: percent of women aged 18-49

Finland Health expenditures:

9.7% of GDP (2014)

country comparison to the world: 27

Finland Physicians density:

3.81 physicians/1,000 population (2016)

Finland Hospital bed density:

4.4 beds/1,000 population (2015)

Finland Drinking water source:

improved:

urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population

unimproved:

urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Finland Sanitation facility access:

improved:

urban: 99.4% of population (2015 est.)

rural: 88% of population (2015 est.)

total: 97.6% of population (2015 est.)

unimproved:

urban: 0.6% of population (2015 est.)

rural: 12% of population (2015 est.)

total: 2.4% of population (2015 est.)

Finland HIV/AIDS – adult prevalence rate:

NA

Finland HIV/AIDS – people living with HIV/AIDS:

NA

Finland HIV/AIDS – deaths:

NA

Finland Obesity – adult prevalence rate:

22.2% (2016)

country comparison to the world: 80

Finland Education expenditures:

7.1% of GDP (2015)

country comparison to the world: 17

Finland School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 19 years

male: 19 years

female: 20 years (2016)

Finland Unemployment, youth ages 15-24:

total: 20.1%

male: 20.9%

female: 19.3% (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 68


Data for Educational Purpose Only.

Source: 

The World Factbook 2016-17. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2016.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html


Other Pages Relating to Country Finland:

Finland at a Glance and One Page Summary

Finland Background and Introduction

Finland Geography

Finland People and Society

Finland Government

Finland Economy

Finland Energy Resources

Finland Communications System

Finland Transportation System

Finland Military and Security System

Finland Transnational Issues

Finland Capital Flag and Currency

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