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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on deaths describe data on persons permanently living in Finland at the time of their death, such as age, gender and data on the number of deaths, infant mortality and life expectancy. The data are obtained from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency and published once a year.


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Database tables


The life expectancy of newborn boys was 79.2 years and that of girls 84.5 years. Compared to 2020, the life expectancy of boys lengthened by 0.1 years and that of girls shortened by 0.2 years. Life expectancy is an age-standardised indicator that describes the level of mortality observed during the calculation period.

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release | Deaths 2021, life expectancy
database release | Deaths 2021, vital statistics and population

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Crude death rate in Finland

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Life expectancy at birth in Finland by sex


Infant mortality in Finland

Statistical experts

Inquiries primarily
Joni Rantakari
Senior Statistician
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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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