Population of main cities including suburbs:
Helsinki (1,311,000); Tampere (300,000); Turku (250,000); Oulu (170,000); Lahti (110,000).
Finn 93.4%, Swede 5.7%, Russian 0.4%, Estonian 0.2%, Roma (Gypsy) 0.2%, Sami 0.1%
The official languages are Finnish and Swedish. Finnish is spoken by 92% and Swedish by 5.5% of the population. .
Other Languages Spoken:
Sami (Lappish) is the mother tongue of approximately 1,700 people in Lapland.
English is the business language. The knowledge of English is very good throughout the country.
Lutheran Church of Finland 84.2%, Orthodox Church 1.1%, other Christian 1.1%, other 0.1%, none 13.5%.
It is %T:%M %A In Helsinki
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Euro (EUR)
Type of State:
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member.
A very competitive country; at the leading edge in the sector of new technologies. Finland is the country of the euro zone that has been the hardest hit by the crisis
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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16.5 per 100 Inhabitants
91.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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