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kaupunginvirasto

 

Town in numbers

 

Number of inhabitants: 10 543 (31.12.2013)

 

Total surface: 539,7 km2, from which the portion of land is 532,7 km2

 

Municipal tax percentage: 19,75  (in 2013)

Unemployment rate: 8,4 (31.12.2012)

 

Age range of population: 0-14-year-olds 14,6%, 15-64-year-olds 60,5%, over 64-year-olds 24,9% (31.12.2013)

 

Political distribution in the municipal council in 2013-2016:

·         Centre Party (Keskusta): 10

·         National Coalition Party (Kokoomus): 8

·         Left Alliance (Vasemmistoliitto): 5

·         Social Democratic Party of Finland (Sosiaalidemokraatit): 4

·         Finns Party (Perussuomalaiset): 6

·         Christian Democrats of Finland (Kristillisdemokraatit): 1

·         Green League (Vihreät): 1