- Resettlement of Finnish refugees
- Post-War reconstruction
- Increased Finnish economic power
- Finnish nationalism
These events have led to intermarriage between the two language groups, lessening the stronghold of the Swede-Finn identity.
Although the percentage of Swedish-speakers has remained constant over the years, their percentage in the overall Finnish population has decreased.
Language shifting occurred, and Finnish became the language of the labor market.
Swedish-speakers also emigrate to Sweden, further decreasing their percentage in the Finnish population.
In 1977, Paulston stated, "The Swede-Finns continue to surpass national education norms, and especially those SF [Swedish-speaking] youth who live in towns and regional urban centers ... The continuing high priority of urban Swede-Finns on formal schooling is apparent."