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Life expectancy at birth, years:
Statistics Finland, deaths
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Documentation of statistics . 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.