Mother and daughter in Jätkäsaari. Photo: Jussi Hellsten

Statistical Yearbook of Helsinki 2020 has been published

The Statistical Yearbook of Helsinki provides a varied, statistics-based description of Helsinki and its residents for 2020. In addition, the Yearbook also presents information on the Helsinki metropolitan area, the Helsinki region, Finland, major Nordic cities, the Baltic countries and capitals, and St. Petersburg.

The Statistical Yearbook of Helsinki is now published for the 108th time. All 257 statistical tables in the Yearbook are also published as open data in the Helsinki Region Infoshare service. All statistics published in yearbooks since 2002 can be found through the same service. Older statistical yearbooks published between 1905 and 2008 can also be read in digital form via the Sinetti archive information system.

The Statistical Yearbook 2020 tells the following about Helsinki and the people of Helsinki:

  • In 2019, there were 371,295 residential apartments in Helsinki. Of these, 84,561 were studio apartments. 
  • In 2019, 387,390 people had valid driving licenses in Helsinki. Of these, 186,310 were women. 
  • In 2019, the City of Helsinki had a total of 122 trams. In 2010, there were 93 trams. 
  • In 2019, there were 60 playgrounds in Helsinki. In all year-round parks, there were, on average, 84,561 visits by children each day. 
  • Helsinki's most popular tourist destination was Linnanmäki, which was visited by a total of 1,100,000 visitors in 2019. Among the most popular destinations were Suomenlinna, Korkeasaari, Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenski Cathedral. 
  • At the end of 2019, the City of Helsinki's payrolls had a total of 37,459 employees. The largest industry was social services and health care, which had a total of 13,881 employees on its payroll. 
  • In 2018, there were a total of 50,350 companies in Helsinki with a total turnover of EUR 87,872,021 million.

The statistical yearbook is published by the Urban research and Statistics Unit of the Helsinki City Executive Office.

Read more:
Helsinki Statistical Yearbook 2020, pdf