According to Finland's Migration Board bulletin, dozens of refugee accommodations will also have their capacity considerably reduced.
Together with measures, announced at the beginning of the month, the closures will reduce the accommodation capacity for adult asylum seekers to roughly 20,700 places and for unaccompanied juvenile asylum seekers to roughly 1,700 places.
According to the Migration Board, the occupancy of its accommodation centers has recently dropped to 82 per cent.
Recently, Finland witnessed a marked decline in asylum-seekers, following a distinct toughening of the migration rules, as well as a bilateral Finnish-Russian agreement, reached by the presidents Sauli Niinistö and Vladimir Putin earlier this month.
This was the final blow for illegal migration, coming not long after the re-introduction of border controls with fellow Nordic countries at the turn of the year. The vast majority of the refugees, taken in by Finland last year (over 32,000 in total), arrived in the country via the Swedish border in the North, as well as by ferry from Germany.
Finland's Minister of Justice Jari Lindström of the True Finns Party went so far as to call refugee homes "a security risk," whereas Interior Minister Petteri Orpo stressed the dire necessity of placing the asylum accommodations as near police quarters as possible, due to an upsurge in sex-related and violent crimes by refugees.
Earlier this year, Finland's president Sauli Niinistö said Europe would not be able to handle the unhinged inflow of immigrants any longer. He also stressed that many of those who come to Europe in fact have no need of immediate protection, and called them "adventurers, looking for a better life."