Finland best in class for condoms

Finland best in class for condoms



full screen Condom use is increasing in the Nordic countries. Photo: Anders Humlebo/TT

Young Finns are the best in the Nordics at using condoms, according to a new report from RFSU. 68 percent of 16–20-year-olds have used a condom in the past year.

Finland also stands out as the country where it is easiest to suggest a condom. 67 percent think it is easy or very easy, compared to 57 percent in Sweden, 53 in Denmark and 51 in Norway.

Condom use is increasing throughout the Nordics. In Sweden, Denmark and Finland, 40 percent have used condoms in the past year.