FINLAND

Capital Helsinki
Area (km2) 338 150
Total population (thousands, 2017) 5 508
Population density (per km2) 16
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.stat.fi
Statistics Finland
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 48%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2017 17%
   hourly wage, 2017 17%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 22%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
Female victims of homicide, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 45%
Women researchers, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 33%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 84.5
   males, years 78.9
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 22.1
   males, years 18.4
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.5
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 4.9
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 29.2
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
-0.7
-0.5
-0.1
0.5
1.0
2.5
Unemployment rate
 (%)
8.2
8.7
9.4
8.8
8.6
7.4
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
19.9
20.5
22.4
20.1
20.1
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 269 407
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 48 839
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 38.6
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 39.3
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 36 837
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2018 0.870
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
73
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
423
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 5 926
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 893
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 1 012
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 43
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 4 271
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 10 362
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 75 961
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 27 977