Population and society


Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on births describe numbers of births and birth rate according to various background variables. The statistics contain data on liveborn and stillborn children, whose mother is permanently resident in Finland at the time of birth. Data are obtained from the Population Information System and published once a year.


Statistics Finland

Database tables


According to Statistics Finland, the total fertility rate of men and women with foreign background was higher than the corresponding figures of men and women with Finnish background in 2021.

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release | Births 2021, background country
database release | Births 2021, vital statistics and population
release | Births 2021

Future releases

Statistical experts

Inquiries primarily
Juhana Nordberg
Senior Statistician
029 551 3051

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.

Go to the archive page