News 5 Jun 2024

Finland in Figures 2024 – statistical figures of a happy nation

Statistics Finland’s new Finland in Figures 2024 publication is an overview of Finnish society. The pocket-sized publication contains information on the population, economy, society and environment as statistical figures and charts. It covers all people living in Finland, their homes, jobs, pay, education, cars, free-time residences and trips. 

Infographic. In 2023, there were 979 women and 174 men aged 100 years or over. Infographic. In 2023, there were 43,383 live births.  

Extracts from the publication: 

  • At the end of 2023, the population of Finland was 5,603,851 persons, which is 39,881 persons more than a year earlier. Population growth was based on immigration.
  • Natural population increase remained negative. In 2023, the number of live-born children was 43,383, while 61,339 persons died in the same year.
  • In 2023, the number of intermunicipal migrations totalled 286,968, which is 8,742 fewer than one year before. Intramunicipal migration also decreased. Their number was 567,664 in total.
  • The share of those living alone was 47 per cent of household-dwelling units at the end of 2023.
  • By the end of 2022, altogether 3,530,287 persons, or 74.7 per cent of the population aged 15 or over, had completed a qualification after basic level education.
  • In 2023, the employment rate of persons aged 20 to 64 was 77.9 per cent and among persons aged 55 to 64 it was 71.7 per cent.
  • In 2023, there were 1,442,871 recipients of old-age pension. Disability pension was paid to 179,731 persons.
  • The demographic dependency ratio, which describes the number of those aged under 15 and 65 or over per 100 working age persons (aged 15 to 64) was 61.9 in 2023. 
  • According to preliminary data, gross domestic product per capita was EUR 49,777 last year.
  • In 2022, there were 533,811 enterprises employing fewer than five persons, which corresponds to 93.4 per cent of all enterprises. The number of enterprises employing more than 1,000 persons was 124.

In addition to Statistics Finland’s data, Finland in Figures contains data produced by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, the Natural Resources Institute Finland, Finnish Customs, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland, and the Finnish Centre for Pensions. 

The publication is available in printed form in three languages: Suomi lukuina 2024, Finland i siffror 2024 and Finland in Figures 2024. You can order publications from PunaMusta Oy’s online store or customer service tel. +358 10 230 8375.

You can also view the data content of the publication as a web service or in PDF format on the Finland in Figures website.

Further information: Planner Sirkku Hiltunen tel. +358 29 551 6373