Average commuted distance increased to 14 kilometres

Long-term progress:
The average commuted distance has increased by one and a half times over the last two decades.
Short-term progress:
The average commuted distance has continued to grow in 2005–2010.
Progress in relation to targets:
No targets are set for commuted distances.

Average one way distances commuted in 1980–2010

Finns are commuting longer distances: in 2015, the average distance from home to work was over 14 kilometres as the crow flies, while two decades earlier, it was some four kilometres less. Distances to work have over doubled since 1985.
Source: YKR/SYKE and Statistics Finland. 2018.
Published 2015-04-28 at 10:30, updated 2021-04-13 at 12:25