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June Pelo
04-04-11, 20:38
At the end of 2010 the number of people over age 80 in Finland rose to 256,000, which is 5% of the population. The majority are women.

The most popular names for children in Swedish-speaking Finland are Amanda and Oliver. Other popular names from previous years:
girls: Ida, Ella, Wilma
boys: William, Elias, Emil, Anton

The 5 most popular of all girl's names: Maria, Sofia, Elisabeth, Linnea, Alexandra

The 5 most popular of all boy's names: Alexander, Erik, Johannes, Johan, Karl

The most popular Finnish names: Emma and Elias

Over 63,000 children were born in Finland in 2010.