Finland – SVT

Facts about Finland

Size of the country: 338 000 km2
Population of the country: 5 426 674
Number of Deaf sign language users: 4 000 – 5 000
Number of sign language interpreters: over 700

Sign Language interpreter organisation

Finnish Association of Sign Language Interpreting (SVT)

Members: ~700

Please find the full Country Report 2013 here.


Code of ethics for community interpreters in Finland

The English translation subscribed by: the Finnish Association of Sign Language Interpreters (SVT)
Translation: Ms Eeva Pekanheimo, Ms Milla Kauhala and Ms Elina Ojala
Supervisor: Mr David Bergen

Find the code of ethics here.