Business and regional economy

The Vaasa region is in top condition

The statistics show, for example, the number of jobs by industry and size class. The relation between the number of start-ups and closures of companies in the Vaasa region is positive; more companies are created than closed and the number of jobs remains has remained stable even though automation and digitalization has constantly made the region's industry more productive.

The GDP/inhabitant or the turnover/inhabitant of the companies' offices is on top in the Vaasa region compared to the reference cities. The R&D-investments in the region has already during several year's time exceeded 200 million euros per year.