Appendix table 2. Share of those working outside their municipality of residence and average distance to work by region in 2015

Region Employed Those working outside their municipality of residence Share of those working outside their municipality of residence among employed persons, % Average linear distance between home and workplace, km
Åland 14,471 7,212 49.8 9.1
Kanta-Häme 71,144 30,650 43.1 18.8
Uusimaa 745,792 308,036 41.3 12.8
Varsinais-Suomi 194,561 77,409 39.8 16.1
Pirkanmaa 205,002 76,685 37.4 16.7
Ostrobothia 78,082 25,810 33.1 10.6
Päijät-Häme 77,238 25,376 32.9 16.9
Satakunta 85,596 25,300 29.6 13.1
North Karelia 59,593 16,360 27.5 13.0
South Ostrobothia 76,015 20,458 26.9 14.1
Central Finland 104,657 26,589 25.4 14.2
South Karelia 49,580 12,236 24.7 13.7
Pohjois-Savo 95,393 23,534 24.7 13.8
North Ostrobothia 156,526 36,351 23.2 13.5
Kymenlaakso 65,178 14,854 22.8 15.2
Kainuu 27,120 5,085 18.8 15.0
Central Ostrobothia 27,598 5,082 18.4 11.3
Lapland 68,262 12,390 18.2 15.0
Etelä-Savo 54,651 9,300 17.0 13.8
Whole country 2,256,459 758,717 33.6 14.1

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 27.9.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. Background information on unemployed persons 2015, Appendix table 2. Share of those working outside their municipality of residence and average distance to work by region in 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
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