Share of individuals with a foreign background in Finland 2015-2017, by region

Share of population with a foreign background in Finland from 2015 to 2017, by region*

Share of individuals with a foreign background in Finland 2015-2017, by region The statistic shows the share of individuals with a foreign background in Finland from 2015 to 2017, by region. In 2017, the share of individuals with a foreign background was the highest in Åland, with 14.6 percent, followed by the Uusimaa region (including the cities Helsinki, Vantaa and Espoo), with 12.9 percent.
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Share of population with a foreign background in Finland from 2015 to 2017, by region*

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201520162017
Uusimaa11.5%12.3%12.9%
Varsinais-Suomi6.3%6.7%7%
Satakunta2.8%3.1%3.4%
Kanta-Häme3.6%3.9%4.1%
Pirkanmaa4.3%4.6%4.7%
Päijät-Häme4.5%4.9%5.2%
Kymenlaakso5.7%6.1%6%
South Karelia5.6%5.9%6.1%
Etelä-Savo2.9%3.2%3.2%
Pohjois-Savo2.6%2.8%2.9%
North Karelia3.4%3.7%3.8%
Central Finland2.9%3.2%3.3%
South Ostrobothnia2.1%2.1%2.2%
Ostrobothnia6.4%6.6%7%
Central Ostrobothnia2.7%3%3%
North Ostrobothnia2.4%2.7%2.8%
Kainuu2.6%2.8%2.9%
Lapland2.7%2.9%3%
Åland13.3%14.1%14.6%
201520162017
Uusimaa11.5%12.3%12.9%
Varsinais-Suomi6.3%6.7%7%
Satakunta2.8%3.1%3.4%
Kanta-Häme3.6%3.9%4.1%
Pirkanmaa4.3%4.6%4.7%
Päijät-Häme4.5%4.9%5.2%
Kymenlaakso5.7%6.1%6%
South Karelia5.6%5.9%6.1%
Etelä-Savo2.9%3.2%3.2%
Pohjois-Savo2.6%2.8%2.9%
North Karelia3.4%3.7%3.8%
Central Finland2.9%3.2%3.3%
South Ostrobothnia2.1%2.1%2.2%
Ostrobothnia6.4%6.6%7%
Central Ostrobothnia2.7%3%3%
North Ostrobothnia2.4%2.7%2.8%
Kainuu2.6%2.8%2.9%
Lapland2.7%2.9%3%
Åland13.3%14.1%14.6%
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The statistic shows the share of individuals with a foreign background in Finland from 2015 to 2017, by region. In 2017, the share of individuals with a foreign background was the highest in Åland, with 14.6 percent, followed by the Uusimaa region (including the cities Helsinki, Vantaa and Espoo), with 12.9 percent.
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