Population Structure

Oulu South Region Population Structure

Oulu South is a region with about 90 000 people, or approximately 1,7 per cent of all the population in Finland. Including Raahe subregion, about 125 000 people live in the impact area.

    Oulu South region Finland
Population by 1 Jan 2011 89 485 5 5 375 276
Under 14 yrs 20,3 % 16,5 %
15 to 64 yrs  61,3 % 66 %
Over 65 yrs 18,5 % 17,5 %

Table: Oulu South region population structure. (Source: Botnia information board)

Oulu South region population is expected to remain nearly at its present level until 2030. Most favourable is the demographic trend in the Ylivieska subregion, where the population in 2030 is expected to be about 5,8 per cent higher than in 2010.

Population projection Oulu South region 2040

Figure: Oulu South region population projection 2040. (Source: Botnia information board)

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