Helsinki reflects its districts.
Dive deeper into information about how people live, spend time and engage in activities in different areas of Helsinki. This makes it easier for you to prepare a proposal that makes Helsinki more functional. You can also review the city’s preliminary plans that do not yet have funding. You can submit proposals concerning them through OmaStadi.
Demographic information about the area
How many people live here?
What stage of life are the residents in?
What languages are spoken?
Five discoveries from the area
- Helsinki is founded on the bottom of Vanhankaupunginlahti.
- Helsinki's only prison is located in Hermanni.
- In Alppila, people enjoy the Linnanmäki amusement park.
- Kallio is the most densely built area in Finland.
- In 2024, a new tram line, number 13, will arrive in the central major district.
Culture and leisure tips
Culture and leisure services in the entire Helsinki area
- 800 Sports facilities
- 150 Outdoor exercise areas
- 70 Different spaces for young people
- 37 Libraries
- 5 Cultural centres
- 1 Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Culture and leisure visits in the entire Helsinki area
Information on themes
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Residents’ wishes for winter
- More signs for ski trails
- Clearer rules on the nature trails for the snowy period.
- Real-time monitoring of the ski tracks’ winter condition
City plans on this area
The city prepares policies, programmes and plans to ensure that the city’s services are implemented equally in different parts of Helsinki. In this way, the city responds to the changing needs of its residents.
The page presents a compilation of preliminary plans that fit the district’s OmaStadi budget. They do not yet have funding from the city budget. You can submit a proposal based on the plan, i.e. attach the information from the plan to your own proposal.
Increasing the sense of solidarity among children and young people (The City of Helsinki Welfare Plan 2022–2025)
Bicycle parking in Käpylä sports park
Replacement of Käpylä artificial grass no. 1’s surface
Physical activity is promoted as part of every school and early childhood education day (The City of Helsinki Welfare Plan 2022–2025)
Healthy lifestyles are strengthened through young people’s wellness café activities (The City of Helsinki Welfare Plan 2022–2025)
Parenting support for families with children (The City of Helsinki Welfare Plan 2022–2025)
Strengthening the IT skills of the elderly (The City of Helsinki Welfare Plan 2022–2025)
Promoting equally accessible hobbies for the elderly, designed on their terms (The City of Helsinki Welfare Plan 2022–2025)
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