Total Population (million): 5.28872
Annual growth rate: 0,29%
Urban population: 82,3%
Ethnic Origins: Finn 93.4%, Swede 5.7%, Russian 0.4%, Estonian 0.2%,
Roma (Gypsy) 0.2%, Sami 0.1%
Official Language: 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 about
1,700 people in Lapland.
Business language: English is the business language. The knowledge
of English is very good throughout the country.
Religion: Lutheran Church of Finland 84.2%, Orthodox Church 1.1%,
other Christian 1.1%, other 0.1%, none 13.5%.
Area: 338150 kmÂ²
Type of State: Republic, democracy.
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member
A very competitive country; at the leading edge in the sector of new
To call from Finland, dial 00
To call in Finland, dial 358
Internet suffix: .fi
Telephone lines: 36,6
Internet users: 55,6
Access to electricity: n.c.