Monday March 27 2017
Finland Consumer Confidence at 22.90


Consumer confidence in Finland went up to 22.9 in March of 2017 from 20.8 in February. It was the highest reading on record, which was the same level as it was in September 2010, driven by an increase in all of its components. In March, consumers' expectations regarding the country's economy were very positive and the assessment toward unemployment was also optimistic. Consumers considered their household's saving possibilities good over the next 12 months. At the same time, they considered the time was favorable for taking out a loan, but not so much for saving or buying durable goods. The long-term average for the index was 11.9.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Unemployment Rate at 9.20 percent


Unemployment rate in Finland fell to 9.2 percent in February of 2017 from 9.4 percent in the same month a year earlier. The number of unemployed persons dropped by 6,000 from a year earlier to 242,000 while the number of employed persons was up by 8,000 to 2,390,000. In January 2017, the jobless rate also came in at 9.2 percent.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Employment Rate at 67.30 percent


Employment Rate in Finland increased to 67.30 percent in February from 67 percent in January of 2017.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Export Prices at 100.50 Index Points


Export Prices in Finland increased to 100.50 Index Points in February from 99.90 Index Points in January of 2017.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Import Prices at 115.60 Index Points


Import Prices in Finland increased to 115.60 Index Points in February from 113.40 Index Points in January of 2017.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Producer Prices at 1934.00 Index Points


Producer Prices in Finland increased to 1934 Index Points in February of 2017 from 1925 Index Points in January.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Producer Prices Change at 5.30 percent


Producer prices in Finland increased 5.3 percent year-on-year in February of 2017, compared to a 3.9 percent rise in January. It was the fourth straight month of growth and the strongest since August 2011, as prices for manufactured products sold on the domestic market rose by 4.8 percent, while of export products went up by 5.9 percent. The rise was particularly caused by increased prices of oil products and was partially curbed by falls in the cost of paper and paper products, and electronic appliances. On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.5 percent, compared to a 0.8 percent increase in a month earlier.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Steel Production at 319.90 Thousand Tonnes


Steel Production in Finland decreased to 319.90 Thousand Tonnes in February from 362.40 Thousand Tonnes in January of 2017.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Employed Persons at 2390.00 Thousand


The number of employed persons in Finland decreased to 2390 Thousand in February of 2017 from 2391 Thousand in January of 2017.





Monday March 27 2017
Finland Job Vacancies at 63839.00


Job Vacancies in Finland increased to 63839 in February from 52348 in January of 2017.