News 25 Jan 2023

Paavo now also describes differences between areas as a time series 

In which of Finland’s postal code areas has the population increased most? And decreased? This and much more information can be found in Statistics Finland’s free-of-charge Paavo service, which now also includes a time series. All Paavo statistical data have now been published with the latest classification of postal code areas starting from 2010. The service’s data have been updated today, on Paavo's name day.

Paavo postal code area statistics contains diversified statistical and map data by postal code area. The data are available as an easy-to-use database and downloadable through the interface service. The data can be used for decision-making or for learning more about your area of residence.

Population in postal code areas in which population growth was highest in absolute numbers in 2010 to 2021

The figure shows the postal code areas in which population growth has been highest in absolute numbers in 2010 to 2021. Population growth was highest in postal code areas 00220 Jätkäsaari (Helsinki), where the population was nearly 10,000 in 2021 and 33870 Vuores (Tampere), which had a population of good 6,500 in 2021.

Paavo's statistical data contain data on the areas' population structure, the degree of education, the income of the inhabitants and households, the size of households and life stage, buildings and dwellings, workplaces, and the main activities of the inhabitants. New data are updated to the service annually in January.

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