In Finland 92% used Finnish as first language. There is 5, 5% of the population using Swedish.  About 1,700 people in Lapland speak Sami (Lapp) languages. Finnish has a reputation for being a difficult language, with many declensions and long words.

The Finns are in general very educated people, and speak English at a good level. Getting around in Finland is no problem regarding to languages. The Finns are happy and helpful people. Used words and phrases- hello: "Hei". If you want to be cool, you can say "Moi." After a delicious dinner, it's always polite to say "kiitos", pronounced "keetos".