The number of deaths was particularly high in January (5,864) and December (5,820), but low in June (4,519).
Life expectancy for newborn boys fell by 0.5 years to 78.6 years and for girls by 0.6 years to 83.8 years in 2022, which is a new low since 2017 and 2013. According to Statistics Finland, such a development in life expectancy has not been observed since 1957.
The number of immigrants increased by 11,700 from the previous year to an all-time high of 48,086. Since the number of emigrants was only 13,306, Finland’s net immigration gain was 35,000, which exceeded the gap between births and deaths (18,000).
Ukrainians who have received temporary protection are not included in the data, as they only consist of persons with domicile in Finland.
Regionally, the population grew the most in Uusimaa, by 19,000. According to preliminary data, the number of inhabitants also increased in Pirkanmaa, Northern Finland, Northern Ostrobothnia, Ostrobothnia and Åland. In Kymenlaakso, the population decreased the most, both absolutely and relatively, when its population decreased by 1,862, or 1.16 percent from the previous year.
Aleksi Teivainen – HT
Source: The Nordic Page