Fertility and mortality in Finland since 1750.

  title={Fertility and mortality in Finland since 1750.},
  author={O Turpeinen},
  journal={Population studies},
  volume={33 1},
Summary In this paper the development of fertility and mortality in Finland, and their interrelations with each other and with economic factors is discussed. An analysis by individual years shows that rises and falls in mortality and fertility rates did not always coincide with poor and good harvests. Fertility in Finland decreased slightly at the turn of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but fell sharply over the period 1876-1925. This fall corresponded closely to changes in the death… CONTINUE READING