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Nationality: Noun--Finn(s). Adjective--Finnish.
Population: 5.2 million.
Population growth rate: 0.3%.
Ethnic groups: Finns, Swedes, Lapps, Roma, Tatars.
Religions: Lutheran 89%, Orthodox 1%.
Languages: Finnish 93%, Swedish 6% (both official); small Lapp- and Russian-speaking minorities.
Education: Years compulsory--9. Attendance--almost 100%. Literacy--almost 100%.
Health: Infant mortality rate--3.8/1,000. Life expectancy--males 74 yrs., females 81 yrs.
Work force (2.6 million; of which 2.3 million are employed): Public services--32%; industry--21%; commerce--15%; finance, insurance, and business services--13%; agriculture and forestry--6%; transport and communications--7%; construction--6%.