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Satakunta - FI196

EU regions: Finland > MANNER-SUOMI > Länsi-Suomi > Satakunta


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indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201798
number of inhabitants2019218 624
population density201828.1
old-age dependency ratio201945.3

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From wikipedia:

Satakunta (Swedish: Satakunta) is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland, part of the former Western Finland Province. It borders the regions of Southwest Finland, Pirkanmaa, South Ostrobothnia and Ostrobothnia. The capital city of the region is Pori. The name of the region literally means Hundred. The historical province of the same name was a larger area within Finland, covering modern Satakunta as well as much of Pirkanmaa.

Municipalities

The region of Satakunta is made up of 18 municipalities, of which 6 have city status (marked in bold).

Politics

Results of the 2019 Finnish parliamentary election in Satakunta:

  • Social Democratic Party 25.2 %
  • Finns Party 24.1 %
  • Centre Party 16.7 %
  • National Coalition Party 14.1 %
  • Left Alliance 9.9 %
  • Green League 6.0 %
  • Christian Democrats 2.7 %

Heraldry

The arms are crowned by a ducal coronet, though in Finnish tradition this resembles a Swedish count's coronet. Blazon: „Per fess Azure and Or, a bear rampant Sable, armed and langued Gules, crowned Or, holding in both paws a sword Argent, sword handle Or; surmounted by two mullets of seven Argent".

History

According to one theory, Satakunta was a political and military entity already in the Late Iron Age of Finland (550 – 1150 AD). During the 13th century, the Swedish rule was consolidated.

other: Länsi-Suomi, Central Finland, Southern Ostrobothnia, Ostrobothnia, Satakunta, Pirkanmaa

neighbours: Southern Ostrobothnia, Ostrobothnia, Pirkanmaa, Finland Proper


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/FI196

Current statistics

August 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 229517, of which 70084 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.4 % (2.6 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 22.3 % (12.0 %), Revúca 21.4 % (10.8 %), Kežmarok 18.8 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.8 %, Bratislava I 4.2 %, Hlohovec 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.6 %, Bratislava IV 4.8 %