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Survey: Tampere is Best Place to Live

A majority of Finns say the city of Tampere is the best place to live. According to a survey carried out by pollster Taloustutkimus, Finns give Tampere a school rating of 7.9 closely followed by Turku with 7.49 and Jyväskylä with 7.46.

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Location, recreational opportunities and local services are cited for the city’s popularity.

The survey also shows a greater willingness by Finns to change their place of residence. Some 14 percent of those asked said they expected to move to another city or municipality within five years.

A total of 36 locations were included in the survey to which some 4,035 people responded between the ages of 15 and 75.