The wellbeing services county of Pirkanmaa will operate in the entirety of the region
The Pirkanmaa wellbeing services county will cover the healthcare and social welfare services, the rescue and fire services, and the hospital district services in Pirkanmaa as of 1 January 2023.
The wellbeing services county of Pirkanmaa will comprise 23 municipalities: Akaa, Hämeenkyrö, Ikaalinen, Juupajoki, Kangasala, Kihniö, Kuhmoinen, Lempäälä, Mänttä-Vilppula, Nokia, Orivesi, Parkano, Pirkkala, Punkalaidun, Pälkäne, Ruovesi, Sastamala, Tampere, Urjala, Valkeakoski, Vesilahti, Virrat, and Ylöjärvi.
- The wellbeing services county will arrange services for over 520,000 Pirkanmaa residents.
- Over 19,000 staff from municipalities and from the hospital district will move to serve under the wellbeing services county.
- A regional council will be the highest decision-making organ in the wellbeing services county. There will be 79 regional councillors in Pirkanmaa.