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Electoral Districts

For the purpose of parliamentary elections the country has been divided into 13 electoral districts in accordance with the division into provinces. A number of representatives proportional to the number of Finnish citizens residing in the district six months prior to the elections is elected from each district. However, from the electoral district of Åland is always elected one representative.

Well before the elections, the Government decides on the division of parliamentary seats on the electoral districts on the basis of information in the Population Information System.

Electoral districts

01 Electoral District of Helsinki
02 Electoral District of Uusimaa
03 Electoral District of Varsinais-Suomi
04 Electoral District of Satakunta
05 Electoral District of Åland
06 Electoral District of Häme
07 Electoral District of Pirkanmaa
08 Electoral District of Southeast Finland
09 Electoral District of Savo-Karelia
10 Electoral District of Vaasa
11 Electoral District of Central Finland
12 Electoral District of Oulu
13 Electoral District of Lapland


Map of Electoral Districts 2015

 
Published 21.1.2015