General information on Rauma

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

  • 39 636 (2017)
  • 80 inhabitants per km2 land
  • 116 Swedish-speaking, 0,3 % of population
  • 1579 other nationalities, 4 % 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 9,2 % (31.10.2017)
  • Municipal tax rate 20,0 (2018)