News 25 Jan 2024

Paavo provides regional data for different purposes 

Which postal code areas in Finland are most dominated by blocks of flats? And where in Finland is the average income of inhabitants the highest? This and much more information can be found in Statistics Finland’s free-of-charge Paavo service, which also includes a time series. All Paavo statistical data have 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 - Open data by postal code area 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.

Postal code areas with most dwellings in blocks of flats in relative terms in 2022

The figure shows the postal code areas with most dwellings in blocks of flats in relative terms. In the postal code areas 90590 Teknologiakylä (Oulu), 40620 Keskussairaala-alue-Kukkumäki (Jyväskylä) and 00220 Jätkäsaari (Helsinki), 100 per cent of the dwelling stock comprises blocks of flats. In the areas 48350 Karhuvuori (Kotka) and 00500 Sörnäinen-Harju (Helsinki) blocks of flats account for 99.9 per cent, in 00360 Pajamäki (Helsinki) for 99.7 per cent, in 00820 Roihuvuori (Helsinki) and 00520 Itä- ja Keski-Pasila (Helsinki) for 99.6 per cent and in 01340 Leinelä (Vantaa), 00240 Länsi-Pasila (Helsinki) and 00160 Katajanokka (Helsinki) for 99.5 per cent of the dwelling stock.

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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