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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on adoptions describe adoptions confirmed in court and data related to adoptions, such as type of adoption, municipality of residence of the adopting family, population data on adoptive child and adoptive parents. The data are obtained from the Population Information System and published once a year.


Statistics Finland


Data on the parents of the adopted person have been published in the new database table.
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Database tables


database release | Adoptions 2021
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Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

Are you looking for previously published statistical data?

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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