For media

Need help finding material or the right person to interview?

Contact the Finnish Digital Agency’s Communications Department. Media Service from Monday to Friday at 9 am to 4 pm tel. 0295 535 060 or e-mail dvv.viestinta(at)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​PLEASE NOTE! Media Service telephone is exceptionally closed on Friday 24.5.2024 from 12-16.

Here you will find more specific contact details for the communications department.

Media Bank

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How to submit a data request for journalistic purposes

When you need information related to names or other population information for journalistic purposes, you can submit a request for data sampling (data request).

As the Digital and Population Data Services Agency is not a statistical authority, we do not regularly produce ready-to-use statistics. Instead, we tailor data sampling for the media on a case-by-case basis.

Our statistical material cannot be directly compared with the material produced by other organisations. The differences are caused by the date of the sampling and the restricting criteria used, among other things. The official statistical authority in Finland is Statistics Finland.

You can familiarise yourself with the Population Information System and the information contained in it.

Your will find our ready-to-use data material at

The sampled data is usually delivered as Excel files. The delivery time depends of the amount of work and the work situation, and will be estimated in connection with the order.

Select the type of sampling

Population of Finland 5 629 661