Helsinki, Finland Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Helsinki, Finland metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Helsinki in 2019 is 1,292,000, a 1.02% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Helsinki in 2018 was 1,279,000, a 1.51% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Helsinki in 2017 was 1,260,000, a 1.53% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Helsinki in 2016 was 1,241,000, a 1.55% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Finland
City Name Population
Helsinki 1,292,000
Tampere 339,000
Helsinki - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,292,000 1.02%
2018 1,279,000 1.51%
2017 1,260,000 1.53%
2016 1,241,000 1.55%
2015 1,222,000 1.50%
2014 1,204,000 1.52%
2013 1,186,000 1.63%
2012 1,167,000 1.83%
2011 1,146,000 1.78%
2010 1,126,000 1.44%
2009 1,110,000 1.09%
2008 1,098,000 1.01%
2007 1,087,000 0.93%
2006 1,077,000 0.94%
2005 1,067,000 0.85%
2004 1,058,000 0.86%
2003 1,049,000 0.87%
2002 1,040,000 0.78%
2001 1,032,000 1.28%
2000 1,019,000 1.60%
1999 1,003,000 1.62%
1998 987,000 1.54%
1997 972,000 1.57%
1996 957,000 1.48%
1995 943,000 1.29%
1994 931,000 1.42%
1993 918,000 1.21%
1992 907,000 1.34%
1991 895,000 2.76%
1990 871,000 4.06%
1989 837,000 3.98%
1988 805,000 4.14%
1987 773,000 4.04%
1986 743,000 2.77%
1985 723,000 1.26%
1984 714,000 1.28%
1983 705,000 1.29%
1982 696,000 1.46%
1981 686,000 1.78%
1980 674,000 3.06%
1979 654,000 2.83%
1978 636,000 3.08%
1977 617,000 3.01%
1976 599,000 2.92%
1975 582,000 3.01%
1974 565,000 2.91%
1973 549,000 3.00%
1972 533,000 2.90%
1971 518,000 2.17%
1970 507,000 1.20%
1969 501,000 1.21%
1968 495,000 1.23%
1967 489,000 1.03%
1966 484,000 1.26%
1965 478,000 1.27%
1964 472,000 1.07%
1963 467,000 1.30%
1962 461,000 1.32%
1961 455,000 1.56%
1960 448,000 2.05%
1959 439,000 2.09%
1958 430,000 1.90%
1957 422,000 2.18%
1956 413,000 1.98%
1955 405,000 2.02%
1954 397,000 2.06%
1953 389,000 2.10%
1952 381,000 2.14%
1951 373,000 1.91%
1950 366,000 0.00%