Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Vantaa. Oulu Tampere Turku Vantaa Espoo Helsinki Member of the European Union since 1995 Area: 338 145 km 2 Population: 5 401 267 - men 2.65."— Presentation transcript:
Oulu Tampere Turku Vantaa Espoo Helsinki Member of the European Union since 1995 Area: 338 145 km 2 Population: 5 401 267 - men 2.65 million (49%) - women 2.75 million (51%) - foreign nationals 183 133 Biggest cities: Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Turku, Oulu Finland's north-south length amounts to 1 157 km. The widest east-west point is 540 km. Source: Statistics Finland, data from the turn of the year 2011/2012 Suomi – Finland
The fourth biggest city in Finland Inhabitants203 001 Area, km 2 240.4 Population density, inhabitant/km 2 839 Tax rate19 Excavations show traces of human habitation dating back 7 000 years The name was firs documented in 1351 The coat of arms pays tribute to the salmon in the Vantaa River An independent city since 1974 Source: Statistics Finland, data from the turn of the year 2011/2012
Territorial changes Vantaa Helsinki City limits in 2008 Parish limits in 1578 At the beginning of 2009, the southeastern corner of Vantaa was annexed to Helsinki.
Vantaa constitutes part of Helsinki region Helsinki region comprises 14 municipalities. At the turn of the year 2011/2012, the population of the region amounted to around 1.4 million. The metropolitan area cities—Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, and Kauniainen—i.e., the HSY area, have joint waste management and mass transit, among other joint operations. Population of the neighboring municipalities (2011/2012) Helsinki 595 390 Espoo 252 440 Nurmijärvi 40 350 Tuusula 37 670 Kerava 34 550 Sipoo 18 530 Source: Statistics Finland
Vantaa is easy to access International airport E18 = Ring Road III National main roads Main line Vantaankoski line Ring Rail Line (in 2014) Vuosaari Harbour
E18 - northern artery Oslo Copenhagen Stockholm St Petersburg Helsinki Moscow The heart of the Metropolis always has room for things new Vantaa
Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport In 2011, 14.9 million passengers passed through the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is one of the best airports in the world. The airport was completed in time for the 1952 Olympic Games.
Plenty of outdoor exercise options The length of recreation trails winding through Vantaa's terrains exceeds 300 kilometers. The majority of them have outdoor lighting. Cyclists and walkers are provided with light-traffic routes exceeding 600 km. Enthusiasts of winter sports are provided with 71 ice hockey rinks and skating areas, as well as 19 ski tracks. Hakunila also has a skiing stadium. There are 26 tennis courts, 9 skate- boarding places, and 3 golf courses.
Population from 1870 and forecast until 2040 0 50 000 100 000 150 000 200 000 250 000 18701900195020002040 residents
Population per age groups Population at the turn of the year 2011/2012, total: 203.001 - 0-6 years9.1% - 7-15 years10.2% - 16–64 years 67.9% - over 64 years12.7% - Women 51% - Men 49% Source: Statistics Finland 0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90+ MenWomen 0 8 000 6 0004 0002 000 4 0006 0008 000
Vantaa's main districts, traffic routes, and population on Jan. 1, 2012 Population, total: 203:001 The sizes of the main districts in Vantaa are equal to Finnish cities.
Population per level of education Total number of population aged 15 or over: 166 036. Source: Statistics Finland, data from the turn of the year 2011/2012
Families At the turn of the year 2010/2011, the total number of families amounted to 55 216. The number of children in families totaled 53 447. Source: Statistics Finland
Population per mother tongue Of Vantaa's population, 175 209 (around 86%) are Finnish-speakers. Source: Statistics Finland, data from the turn of the year 2011/2012
Religions The Church of St. Lawrence in the 1460s The Church of the Ascension of the Christ in 1997 Of Vantaa residents, 68.2% belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland (Finland as a whole: 78%). Of Vantaa residents, 1.3% belong to the Orthodox Church (Finland as a whole: 1.1%) Around 2% belong to other religious communities 28.5% of Vantaa residents do not belong to any religious community
Foreign nationals in Vantaa 2000-2012 Foreign citizens made up 7.3% of Vantaa's population at the beginning of 2012.
Housing per housing type, Jan. 1, 2012 Source: Facta-kuntarekisteri
Housing per possessory relation Source: Statistics Finland, turn of the year 2010/2011
Ring Rail Line - modern urban railway route open for traffic in 2014. A joint project between the state and the City of Vantaa. The Ring Rail Line combines the Vantaankoski line, the airport, and the main line. New line amounts to 18 km, of which 7 km are in tunnel. At first, there will be four new stations: Kivistö, Aviapolis, the Airport, and Leinelä. There are also four station reservations: Vehkala, Petas, Viinikkala, and Ruskeasanta, in addition to which, the Lapinkylä station is being planned. The building costs amount to €590 million. www.keharata.fi
Leinelä - new kind of pleasant living A new residential area, Leinelä, is being built along the Ring Rail Line and major roads. Building started in 2009. Housing for over 2 500 people will be built in Leinelä, including apartment buildings, row houses, and semi- detached houses. Leinelä residential area will be an entity where good transport connections are combined with the surrounding natural environment. Environmental art is a close-knit part of Leinelä’s look, which further enhances the area’s pleasantness.
Marja-Vantaa – urban hometown of the future The most important new residential and workplace area in the metropolitan area. Excellent location and transport connections. New office premises approx. 2 million ka-m 2 and around 26 000 new jobs. The idea competition for the control tower on the former Keimola motor-racing track was won by a work called "Ombra." Keimolanmäki residential area for 2 500 residents will be built around the control tower.
Marja-Vantaa – urban hometown of the future Marja-Vantaa constitutes a platform for new-age urban living where cutting- edge innovations in environmental technologies are included in top-quality construction. The area is planned as an eco-efficient, diverse cycling city emphasizing community spirit and characterized by the culture of enthusiasm and creativity. Instead of the current 5 000 residents, in the future, Marja-Vantaa offers a home to approx. 30 000 residents. A Housing fair is arranged in Marja- Vantaa in 2015. View from central Kivistö's Safiirinaukio to the west. Kivistö station lies at the back. The Ring Rail Line passes below the covered square.
Aviapolis Aviapolis, an approx. 42-km² business and residential area, is rapidly developing around the Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport. Aviapolis is implemented in cooperation with the City of Vantaa, Finavia, and around twenty leading providers of business premises and services. Seventy percent of Vantaa's new jobs are situated in Aviapolis. Aviapolis has pleasant residential areas and versatile recreation options right next to the airport. www.aviapolis.fi
Heureka - a Finnish Science Center More than 20 years of insight! Main exhibition Touring exhibitions Vattenfall Planetarium Science Park Galilei Linnén plantation Stone Park Heureka is maintained by Science Center Foundation, of which the city is one member among ten others. www.heureka.fi