During one hundred years, Finland’s population has grown from three million to five-and-a-half million. The life expectancy of Finns has risen by 35 years from the early years of independence. The Statistical Yearbook of Finland published by Statistics Finland has described changes and development of Finnish society ever since 1879.
The Statistical Yearbook of Finland 2017 contains long time series and regional data, as well as plenty of comparison data on other countries. The book is in Finnish, Swedish and English, and contains 603 pages and 625 tables.
Statistics Finland celebrates the European Statistics Day by meeting citizens Statistics Finland will mingle with citizens at the Helsinki Central railway station on the morning of the European Statistics Day. During the Pop-up event we will hand out Finland in Figures pocket statistics to passers-by and tell people about statistics.
Statistics Finland is part of the European Statistics Olympics and registration for the competition starts on the European Statistics Day.
Statistics Finland’s new publication Finland in Figures 2017 celebrates the 100-year-old Finland. Finland in Figures is a pocket-size compact 50-page information package about Finland and Finns. In addition to the customary tables, the publication has a section on Finland before and now. Finland in Figures 2017 pocket statistics are available in three languages: Finnish, Swedish and English.