Baltic Sea Region Territorial Monitoring System

Access to services, markets and jobs

Potential accessibility

Accessibility potential is a measure for the locational advantage and attractiveness of cities and regions for economic and social activities, as well as proxy for market size.

Spatial structure

The hierarchy of urban systems and their spatial configurations determine to a large degree opportunities of actors.


For modern industries and societies, good internet access is crucial; often, internet access may compensate for peripheral geographical position, offering new potentials for social or economic activities.