To the Top

12am -- Life expectancy at birth by sex, 1751-2020

Choose variables

Select the data you want from the selection boxes. In the end, press the “Show table” button. User instructions.

Selected 1 of total 1

Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.1751-1760 , 1761-1770 , 1771-1780 ,

Selected 1 of total 75

Selected 0 of total 3

Optional variable
Number of selected data cells are:
(maximum number allowed is 1,000,000)

Presentation on screen is limited to 1,000 rows and 300 columns

Number of selected cells exceeds the maximum allowed 1,000,000
Description of statistic
Quality descriptions
Concepts and definitions
. missing Ten-year averages for years 1751-1940, five-year averages for years 1941-1970, annual since 1971. 1911-1920 Including deaths due to war operations
1931-1940 Excluding deaths due to war operations
1941-1945 Excluding deaths due to war operations
Starting from 1750 Population statistics have been digitised into PDF format in the National Library's Doria service:
Publications on Population structure and Vital statistics in Doria (in Finnish)
Publications on Population censuses in Doria (in Finnish)


Life expectancy at birth, years

The number of years that a newborn would live provided that the rate of mortality remains unchanged. Life expectancy is an age-standardised indicator that describes the level of mortality observed during the calculation period.