The 2019 Work-Life Balance Index has listed Helsinki as the best city for work-life balance among 40 of the world’s most attractive cities.
Finland's GDP per capita, euros
Source: Statistics Finland
Every year for one July weekend the population of the town of Joensuu, near the Finnish-Russian border, virtually doubles when music-lovers flock in for the Ilosaarirock festival. Volunteer workers make an essential contribution to the organisation of this popular event.