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Chinese people in Finland

Chinese people in Finland
Total population
est. 11,825 (0.21% of Finland's population)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa[1]
Numerous varieties of Chinese (predominantly Mandarin and Cantonese), Finnish[citation needed]
Related ethnic groups
Overseas Chinese

Chinese people in Finland form one of the largest immigrant groups in Finland. As of 2017 there were 11,825 speakers of Chinese in Finland. About 60% of them reside in Capital Region (Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen).[1] As of 2017 there were 8,742 Chinese citizens living in Finland.[2] From 1990 to 2017 a total number of 2,460 Chinese citizens have been granted Finnish citizenship.[3]

Notable Finnish people of Chinese descent


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