Population of Finland 2018, by region and language

This statistic shows the total population of Finland in 2018, by region and language. Individuals with Swedish as their first language were the largest group in Åland with approximately 25.7 thousand inhabitants. The most people with Sami as their first language were in Lapland with approximately 1.6 thousand inhabitants.

Total population of Finland in 2018, by region and language

FinnishSwedishSamiForeign languages
Uusimaa1,317,276131,212132222,404
Southwest Finland417,24227,1382134,181
Satakunta210,20478447,632
Kanta-Häme163,734619107,001
Pirkanmaa488,1271,9682524,975
Päijät-Häme189,3077222410,576
Kymenlaakso161,8521,289510,242
South Karelia120,65622427,874
Etelä-Savo139,63223824,743
Pohjois-Savo237,97223977,384
North Karelia156,06713876,028
Central Finland265,904471249,122
South Ostrobothnia185,04156654,103
Ostrobothnia79,09389,4381012,253
Central Ostrobothnia60,2656,18621,984
North Ostrobothnia399,53978716911,666
Kainuu70,9827522,002
Lapland171,4824581,5445,038
Åland1,40325,84802,538
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Finland

Survey time period

2018

Special properties

population as of December 31

Supplementary notes

The official languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish. Sami is the official minority language in Enontekiö, Inari, Sodankylä and Utsjoki municipalities.

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