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HELSINKIUUSIMAA REGION IN FIGURES 2018


26

municipalities

Askola, Espoo, Hanko, Helsinki, Hyvinkää, Ingå, Järvenpää, Karkkila, Kauniainen, Kerava, Kirkkonummi, Lapinjärvi, Lohja, Loviisa, Myrskylä, Mäntsälä, Nurmijärvi, Pornainen, Porvoo, Pukkila, Raseborg, Sipoo, Siuntio, Tuusula, Vantaa, Vihti

Land area 9,097 km2, 57 % Fresh water 471 km2, 3% Salt water 6,491 km2, 40 %


A GROWING REGION

1.7 million inhabitants

30% of the entire population of Finland

Population growth

19,000 inhabitants in 2017 Other parts of Finland –6,000 inhabitants

95 %

of the population live in

urban areas


DRIVING FORCE OF FINLAND’S ECONOMY

39 % of the Finnish GDP Industries Services

eg. trade, health and social industry, education, ICT

82.1 %

Processing

Primary production

17.1 %

0.8 %

eg. manufacturing and construction

eg. agriculture and forestry, fishing and mining

46 %

of R&D workplaces in Finland


Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has • approximately

780,000 workplaces,

i.e. one third of Finland in total

approximately 111,000 enterprises, i.e. 29% of Finland in total

Enterprises employ more than

480,000 people

Employment rate for 15–64 year olds 72.9 %, Average rate for Finland 69.6 %

Unemployment rate 7.7 % * Average rate for Finland 8.6 % * Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey, annual average 2017


A MULTILINGUAL REGION in Helsinki-Uusimaa 8.1 % speak Swedish 12.0 % speak another language

79.9 % speak Finnish

56 %

of those speaking another language in Finland live in HelsinkiUusimaa Region

Russian

The most commonly spoken foreign languages are

Estonian Somali


POPULAR WITH TRAVELLERS 3.8 million travellers spending one night in Finland do so in Helsinki-Uusimaa

Growth from 2007 to 2017 was

41% One night accommodation international travellers 42% Chinese, Russians and Swedes being the largest groups

One night accommodation domestic travellers 58 %

Travellers at Helsinki-Vantaa airport in 2017

18.9 million

in 2005

11.1 million

Source: Finavia

in 2011

14.9 million


HELSINKI-UUSIMAA REGION

NORWAY

Helsinki

SWEDEN Baltic Sea

RUSSIA

ESTONIA

North Sea

Information from 2015–2017, Source: Statistics Finland

FINLAND

LATVIA

DENMARK RUSSIA

The Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council is a regional NETHERLANDS POLAND BELARUS developer, creating conditions for wellbeing, economic GERMANY development and a safe, as well as an attractive BELGIUM physical environment for its citizens. LUXEMBOURG CZECH

FRANCE

UKRAINE

REPUBLIC The Regional Council is also a strategic planner, SLOVAKIA a land use planner and a coordinator.

www.uudenmaanliitto.fi/en HUNGARY

SWITZERLAND

AUSTRIA

SLOVENIA

ROMANIA

MOLDOVA

Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council 2/2018

LITHUANIA

UNITED INGDOM

Helsinki-Uusimaa region in figures 2018  
Helsinki-Uusimaa region in figures 2018  
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