General information on Rauma

City of Rauma was founded in 1442 and will celebrate 575th anniversary in 2017.

Geography and environment

  • Land area 495 square kilometres
  • Sea area 626 square kilometres
  • Distances: Helsinki 240 km, Tampere 140 km, Turku 92 km, Pori 50 km

Population

  • 39 809 (2015)
  • 80 inhabitants per km2 land
  • 125 Swedish-speaking, 0,3 % of population
  • 1377 other nationalities, 3,5 % of population

Industry, Employment ja Economy

  • Workplaces 16 176 (2014)
  • Enterprises 2 452 (2015)
  • Biggest employers: City of Rauma, UPM-Kymmene Oyj, Euroports Rauma Oy, Oras Oy, Rolls-Royce Oy, Osuuskauppa Keula
  • Unemployment rate 11,7 % (31.10.2016)
  • Municipal tax rate 20,0 (2016)