Riihimäki in numbers Viistoilmakuva 15

Area and location

Riihimäki’s total area is 126 km2, of which

  • land area 121 km2
  • water area 5 km2
  • area covered by town plan 2,470 ha
  • area covered by shore plan 232 ha
  • owned by the town 1,972 ha

Population density 242 people/km2

Travel distancesKartta

Distance from Riihimäki / km Road
Helsinki 69
Hämeenlinna 36
Hyvinkää 14
Lahti 61
Tampere 113
Turku 156
Forssa 70

 

Population

Population on 31.12.2013

  • Total 29,318
  • Population change + 103

 

Age distribution

0-6 years 8.0 %
7-18 years 13.6 %
19-64 years 60.2 %
over 65 years 18.2 %

Tax rates in 2014

  • Municipal income tax 20.5 %
  • General real-estate tax 1.25 %

 

Municipal economy

Operating income € 29.9 million
Operating expenditure € 171.1 million
Tax income € 115.1 million
Government transfers € 37.7 million
Investments € 29.8 million

 

Business life

Jobs by business sector

  • Services 71.8 %
  • Processing 26.6 %
  • Primary production 0.5 %
  • Other 1.1 %

 

Local government and decision-making

Distribution of Town Council seats for the term 2013:

National Coalition Party 11
Social Democratic Party of Finland 10
Left Alliance 7
True Finns 4
Christian Democrats in Finland 4
Centre Party (Finland) 3
Green League 2
Independent 2
Total 43

 


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