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Choose the five-star town of Kalajoki as your home

Kalajoki is a vibrant seaside city with 12,400 residents and an environment that is better by a point for living and working. The sea, river valleys, vast open fields and the sand dunes of Hiekkasärkät provide a diverse and beautiful environment to live, work, be active and enjoy leisure activities in.

You will be living by the sea, surrounded by services and tranquil nature. You will work close by, and after a day at work you can reach your home and hobbies quickly. You can easily go and relax at a spa or a concert. When winter comes, you can curl up on your home sofa or head out to the ski tracks and snowy fields.

The quality of housing is increased by good public and private services. As one of the most popular year-round tourist centres in Finland, Kalajoki provides excellent opportunities for relaxation and recreation.

People of all ages love it here. We take good care of everyone – another advantage of a small town.

The city’s economic structure is diverse, with flourishing business operations and a good employment situation. In Kalajoki, entrepreneurs account for 20.9 % of the employed workforce, whereas the national average is 10.5 %. 

Work and business opportunities in Kalajoki are mainly focused on the areas of industry, tourism, services and agriculture. Kalajoki has a diverse economic structure and active business opearations, with over 900 companies currently operating here. Currently companies are looking for example welders, machinists, metal workers, electricians, medical doctors, dentists, nurses and practical nurses. 

Our population count has remained constant, and the city’s finances have always been balanced in terms of all key economic indicators. Kalajoki has one of the lowest income tax rates in Northern Finland. Residents from 30 countries: many families from Hungary, Bulgaria, Estonia, Sweden, Thailand, Russia and Ukraine have chosen Kalajoki as their home.

Please, check our links and visit our beautiful town virtually. 

We will be available on the chat and by Skype during the fair from 10 - 16 o ´clock.





Organisation details
Contact details:

Mrs. Susanna Leiviskä

International Coordinator

City of Kalajoki


Mrs. Anne Tullila

Integration Services Manager

City of Kalajoki



Event participation(s)

18 November 2020
Participating: Online