Find out more about Turku
Building the future in Turku
A vibrant business life in many different sectors is spurring growth in the Turku region. Growth prospects in the marine, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries are good and they also have an impact on other sectors, such as the construction and service industries.
Turku has approximately 20,000 companies. Turku wants to help companies bring the best workforce to this growing city and the Greater Turku region. Turku is already home to 187,000 residents. More than 300,000 people live in the Turku region, which includes Kaarina, Lieto, Masku, Mynämäki, Naantali, Nousiainen, Paimio, Raisio, Rusko and Sauvo. Are you one of them?
An active city and vibrant region
Turku is small city with a big heart, where hobbies and services are within easy reach. Housing costs in Turku are moderate in comparison to the capital region and Tampere.
Turku is a great place to live and grow. It offers flexible day-care, active schools, physical exercise and culture opportunities to suit everyone’s taste. Turku also invests in education for young people and has, for example, six universities. The universities, the city and local companies are working together to make Turku the best student city in Finland.
Other municipalities in the Turku region may also offer a home and residential environment that meets your needs. The vibrant area outside the city provides a lot of different housing options. It’s easy to commute to work in Turku from the surrounding communities.