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Citizenships granted

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on citizenships granted describe the foreign citizens permanently resident in Finland who have been granted Finnish citizenship during the statistical year. The data are obtained from the Population Information System and published once a year.

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Statistics Finland

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According to Statistics Finland, Finnish citizenship was granted in 2021 to 6,643 foreign citizens permanently resident in Finland. Altogether, 1,173 fewer Finnish citizenships were granted than in 2020. In relative terms, the number fell by 15 per cent from the previous year.

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release | Citizenships granted 2021

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06.05.2022

Finnish citizenships granted

The line chart shows those having been granted Finnish citizenship. The highest number of citizenships were granted in 2017, when they numbered over 12,000.
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8991,2158768386516689811,4394,0164,7302,9772,7203,0494,5266,8675,5354,4334,8246,6823,4134,3344,5589,0878,9308,2607,9219,37512,2199,2119,6497,8166,643

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