Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Unemployment Rate at 9.20 percent


Unemployment rate in Finland fell slightly to 9.2 percent in January of 2017 from 9.3 percent in the same month a year earlier. Yet, it was the highest jobless rate since June 2016. The number of unemployed persons dropped by 3,000 from a year earlier to 242,000 while the number of employed persons were up by 6,000 to 2,391,000. In December 2016, the jobless rate came in at 7.9 percent.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Three Month Interbank Rate at -0.33 percent


Finland Three Month Interbank Rate was quoted at -0.33 percent on Friday February 24.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 100.40 Index Points


Consumer Price Index CPI in Finland decreased to 100.40 Index Points in January of 2017 from 101.80 Index Points in December of 2016.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Cpi Transportation at 98.50 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Finland decreased to 98.50 Index Points in January of 2017 from 102.60 Index Points in December of 2016.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Food Inflation at -2.40 percent


Cost of food in Finland decreased 2.40 percent in January of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Labor Force Participation Rate at 64.10 percent


Labor Force Participation Rate in Finland increased to 64.10 percent in January from 64 percent in December of 2016.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Part Time Employment at 344.10 Thousand


Part Time Employment in Finland decreased to 344.10 Thousand in the third quarter of 2016 from 358.10 Thousand in the second quarter of 2016.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Inflation Rate at 0.80 percent


Consumer prices in Finland rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, easing from an 1 percent gain in the previous month. Upward pressure came mainly from: Housing and utilities (1.7 percent from 1.5 percent); transport (3.7 percent from 2.4 percent); restaurants and hotels (1.4 percent from 1.2 percent); and furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (1 percent from 0.6 percent). By contrast, a sharp drop in cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages (-2.4 percent from -0.6 percent in December) and recreation and culture (-1.2 percent from -0.7 percent) weighed on inflation. On a monthly basis, consumer prices declined 0.6 percent, after gaining 0.2 percent in the prior month.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Full Time Employment at 2079.70 Thousand


Full Time Employment in Finland increased to 2079.70 Thousand in the third quarter of 2016 from 2048.80 Thousand in the second quarter of 2016.





Saturday February 25 2017
Finland Inflation Rate MoM at -0.60 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Finland decreased 0.60 percent in January of 2017 over the previous month.