City administration

City of Rauma was founded in 1442.

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

  • 39 205 (2019)
  • 79,4 inhabitants per km2 land
  • 121 Swedish-speaking, 0.3 % of population (31.12.2019)
  • 2064 other nationalities, 5.3 % of population (31.12.2019)

Industry, Employment and Economy

  • Workplaces 16 588 (2017)
  • Enterprises 2450 (2018)
  • Biggest employers (2018): City of Rauma, UPM Communication Papers Oy, Kongsberg Maritime Finland Oy, Euroports Rauma Oy, HKScan Oyj, Osuuskauppa Keula, Oras Oy
  • Unemployment rate 8.1 % (30.11.2019)
  • Municipal tax rate 21,0 (2020)