Basic facts

Joensuu by numbers

Basic facts

City name Joensuu
Year established 1848
Population 1.1.2017 75848
Total surface area, km² 2751
- land area, km² 2382
Population density per km² 31,8
Tax rate-% 20,50
Taxable income, €/resident 2015 14454
Unemployment rate 2016 %
 
18,1
incl. furloughed
Council seats by party
 
SDP 15,KESK 12,KOK 9,
VIHR 9,VAS 6,PS 5,KD 3

Location

Nearest airport (scheduled traffic) Liperi, 11 km
Nearest internal port Joensuu
Nearest hidhways Routes 6, 9, 23
   

 

Profit and loss account, City of Joensuu 2015 and 2016
(1000 €)
2015
 
2016
 
Operating margin -365099 -377827
Annual margin 28631 28669
Accounting period result 1539 -941
Accounting period surplus/deficit 3614 1342
     
Loans    
Loans, Mil.€ 151,6 183,7
Loans, €/resident 2006 2421
     
City maintained streets    
Streets and roads, km 416 419
Pedestrian and bicycle lanes, km 322 328
Squares and parking areas, ha 10 10
     
Parks and other public spaces    
Maintained plantings and parks 171 170
Childrens's playgrounds, number 103 104
     
Water supply    
Water supply network, km 794 798
Drainage, km 887 902

 

Population (1.1.)      
Year Number Year Number
1850 284 2000 51514
1900 2984 2005 *57558
1920 4946 2009 *72433
1940 5146 2010 72704
1950 7845 2011 73305
1960 27383 2012 73758
1970 36281 2013 75168
1980 44325 2014 74471
1990 47215 2015 75041
1995 50110 2016 75514
    2017 75848
* municipal merger