Population and society

Changes in marital status

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on changes in marital status describe marriages entered into, divorces and divorces from registered partnerships and becoming widowed. The data are obtained from the Population Information System and published once a year.


Statistics Finland


database release | Changes in marital status 2022, vital statistics and population
release | Changes in marital status 2022
database release | Changes in marital status 2021, vital statistics and population
release | Changes in marital status 2021

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See key statistical data in the figures.

Number of marriages and divorces, opposite-sex couples 1990-2022

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Marriages, opposite-sex couples25,81525,62724,54225,61325,92924,85025,77724,96625,60526,00327,75126,50628,51826,93130,84430,97429,94631,42032,94731,97531,92530,55731,00827,23826,55126,73526,50325,98823,41221,92021,68719,20421,519
Divorces, opposite-sex couples13,17012,86813,00712,80813,81014,09813,88113,58913,93014,14014,09613,81413,56113,72413,47613,62813,47013,45113,70913,72713,80713,68113,25113,98913,91514,17013,77513,48313,11613,31113,39012,08111,264

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Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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