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

  • 39 377 (2018)
  • 80 inhabitants per km2 land
  • 114 Swedish-speaking, 0.3 % of population
  • 1710 other nationalities, 4.3 % of population

Industry, Employment ja Economy

  • Workplaces 15 862 (2016)
  • Enterprises 2 200 (2017)
  • Biggest employers: City of Rauma, UPM Communication Papers, Rolls-Royce Oy Ab, Euroports Rauma Oy, Osuuskauppa Keula, Oras Oy
  • Unemployment rate 9.1 % (31.12.2018)
  • Municipal tax rate 20,0 (2019)