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Uusimaa – FI1B

EU regions: Finland > Mainland Finland > Uusimaa

map of Uusimaa FI1B
Life long learning
life long learning participation202227.7
Part time jobs and flexible employment
percentage of part time workers202213.47
percentage of part time workers, men20229.41
percentage of part time workers, women202217.69
Gender differences
gender gap in employment rate202297.93
gender gap in unemployment rate202291.43
Graduates and young people
unemployment rate of youth with elementary education202224.5
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2021143
employment rate202276.5
Social exclusion
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion202011.5

More on wikipedia wikidata Q5711 on OpenStreetMap Uusimaa slovensky: FI1B

Subregions: Helsinki

demographic pyramid FI1B Uusimaa based on economic activity – employed, unemploye, inactive


unemployment rate20226.8
youth unemployment rate202213.5
Long term unemployment
long term unemployment20221.6
share of long term unemployed202224.6


demographic pyramid FI1B 1996 Uusimaa, population pyramid of Uusimaa
number of inhabitants20231.733033e+06
population density2022187.8
old-age dependency ratio202327.7
demographic pyramid FI1B Uusimaa

Employment by sectors, Uusimaa

NACE r2%NACE r2%
A6.11 %B-E83.29 %
F59.57 %G-I19322 %
J79.19 %K25.53 %
L12.31 %M_N138.516 %
NRP10.71 %O-Q223.225 %
R-U61.97 %TOTAL893100 %

Data for the period year 2022. Source of the data is Eurostat, table [lfst_r_lfe2en2].

Employment by sectors, Uusimaa, 2022

From Wikipedia:

Uusimaa (Finnish: [ˈuːsimɑː]; Swedish: Nyland, Finland Swedish: [ˈnyːlɑnd]; both lit. 'new land') is a region of Finland. It borders the regions of Southwest Finland, Tavastia Proper (Kanta-Häme), Päijänne Tavastia (Päijät-Häme), and Kymenlaakso. Finland's capital and largest city, Helsinki, along with the surrounding Greater Helsinki area, are both contained in the region, and Uusimaa is Finland's most populous region. The population of Uusimaa is 1,734,000.

While pred­ominantly Finnish-speaking, Uusimaa has the highest total number of native speakers of Swedish in Finland even at a much lower share than two other regions.


The place name of Nuuksio derives from the Sami word njukča which means 'swan'. Later Finns proper and Tavastians inhabited the area. Some place names have traces of Tavastian village names, like Konala, which likely derives from the older Tavastian village name Konhola. Estonians inhabited the region to a smaller extent, specifically for seasonal fishing.

Swedish colonisation of coastal Uusimaa started after the second crusade to Finland in the 13th century. The colonisation was part of converting pagan areas to Catholicism.

Other: Mainland Finland, Pohjois- ja Itä-Suomi, Uusimaa, Southern Finland, Länsi-Suomi

Neighbours: Southern Finland

Subregions: Helsinki

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Europe and its regions in numbers - Uusimaa – FI1B, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​PFI1B, ISBN: 978-80-970204-9-1, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10200164