Monthly Archives: March 2019

The ’Ring Rail Line’ has given a strong growth boost to Vantaa – a national framework is needed to evaluate the wider impacts

On a national scale, Vantaa’s Ring Rail Line is a major investment in transport which will have a significant impact on land use and infrastructure. The significance of the track is much greater than just the traffic flow. It is a user interface that influences Vantaa’s ability to absorb the growth of the metropolitan area … Continue reading The ’Ring Rail Line’ has given a strong growth boost to Vantaa – a national framework is needed to evaluate the wider impacts

‘Work Trial’ is a functional and cost-effective service that will continue to be needed

MDI carried out a study, ‘Work trial as a service’ provided by the TE Office for the Ministry of Employment and the Economy. We examined the experiences of the work trials service as reported by clients, participating workplaces and specialists from the TE Office. According to the study, the financial benefits of work trials are … Continue reading ‘Work Trial’ is a functional and cost-effective service that will continue to be needed

Evaluation: Population of Helsinki-Uusimaa region will grow even faster than previously predicted

MDI evaluated the realisation of the population projection in the Helsinki-Uusimaa land use plan 2050, for Helsinki-Uusimaa regional council. The assessment concluded that all aspects associated with population growth have been positive and that growth has been more rapid than expected. The main reason for this is the continuing positive net migration flow from the … Continue reading Evaluation: Population of Helsinki-Uusimaa region will grow even faster than previously predicted

MDI carried out a migration analysis for the city of Orimattila

The analysis explored the causes of negative demographic change in Orimattila’s  population by examining the development of population and migration of the city in the 2010s. The analysis focused on the external and internal demographics of the city of Orimattila, quantitative migration and its orientation, and the qualitative structure of the incoming and outgoing migrants. … Continue reading MDI carried out a migration analysis for the city of Orimattila

According to the Provincial population forecast, mainland Finland will have only three growing provinces by 2040

According to our province-specific population forecast, the provinces that will continue to grow up to 2040 in mainland Finland are Uusimaa, Pirkanmaa and Varsinais-Suomi. The biggest relative winner in the comparison is Åland. The MDI forecast shows a regional development trend based on assumptions derived from developments during the 2015-2018 period. According to the MDI … Continue reading According to the Provincial population forecast, mainland Finland will have only three growing provinces by 2040