At the end of the year 2017, Pori was the tenth largest city in Finland with 84 587 inhabitants.
In 2019, the municipal tax rate in Pori is 20,25 %. The employment rate in 2016 was 63,9%. There are approximately 8,000 students in Pori. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) is is a multidisciplinary and internationally-oriented university of approximately 6,000 students and 400 employees.
The University Consortium of Pori is a networked, multidisciplinary science and art community of 2,000 students, 170 experts and four universities.