Population of Finland 2017

Population

Current population of Finland is 5,518,371 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Finn(s)
adjective: Finnish

Ethnic Groups

Finn 93.4%, Swede 5.6%, Russian 0.5%, Estonian 0.3%, Romani 0.1%, Sami 0.1% (2006)

Languages

Finnish (official) 88.3%, Swedish (official) 5.3%, Russian 1.4%, other 5% (2016 est.)

Religions

Lutheran 72%, Orthodox 1.1%, other 1.6%, unspecified 25.3% (2016 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 16.43% (male 463,432/female 443,384)
15-24 years: 11.4% (male 321,609/female 307,458)
25-54 years: 37.78% (male 1,064,427/female 1,020,285)
55-64 years: 13.29% (male 360,821/female 372,794)
65 years and over: 21.1% (male 506,342/female 657,819) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 57.9
youth dependency ratio: 25.9
elderly dependency ratio: 32
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 42.4 years
male: 40.8 years
female: 44.3 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.4% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

10.7 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

10 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

2.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

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

Urbanization

urban population: 84.5% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.46% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

HELSINKI (capital) 1.18 million (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

28.8 years (2015 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

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

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 (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 80.9 years
male: 77.9 years
female: 84 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.75 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

9.7% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

3.01 physicians/1,000 population (2013)

Hospital Bed Density

4.53 beds/1,000 population (2014)

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.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 99.4% of population
rural: 88% of population
total: 97.6% of population

unimproved
urban: 0.6% of population
rural: 12% of population
total: 2.4% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

22.8% (2014)

Education Expenditures

7.2% of GDP (2013)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 19 years
male: 19 years
female: 20 years (2015)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 22.5%
male: 25.4%
female: 19.7% (2015 est.)