Finland Unemployment Rate  1959-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment rate in Finland increased to 9.20 percent in December of 2015 from 8.20 percent in November. It is the highest figure since June 2015, as the number of unemployed rose to 241,000 from 216,000 in the preceding month. For full year of 2015, unemployment rate was on average 9.4 percent, as compared to 8.7 percent in 2014. In December 2014, the reading stood at 8.8 percent. Unemployment Rate in Finland averaged 6.29 percent from 1959 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 19.90 percent in May of 1994 and a record low of 0.70 percent in September of 1961. Unemployment Rate in Finland is reported by the Statistics Finland.

Finland Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.20 8.20 19.90 0.70 1959 - 2015 percent Monthly
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In Finland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Finland Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Finland Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-11-24 07:00 AM Oct 8.7% 8.4% 8.1%
2015-12-22 07:00 AM Nov 8.2% 8.7% 8.5%
2016-01-27 07:00 AM Dec 9.2% 8.2% 7.9%
2016-02-23 07:00 AM Jan 9.2% 9.5%
2016-03-22 07:00 AM Feb 9%
2016-04-26 06:00 AM Mar 9.1%

Finland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.20 8.20 19.90 0.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2387.00 2402.00 2688.00 1942.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 241.00 216.00 512.00 15.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.00 63.70 73.80 62.00 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.20 5.60 1.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.10 22.00 35.90 8.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.25 111.27 112.25 28.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 28071.00 25892.00 70008.00 2624.00 [+]
Wages 3341.00 3332.00 3341.00 2009.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 110.40 110.40 185.20 77.80 Index Points [+]
Population 5.47 5.45 5.47 4.43 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 63.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 63.00 [+]
Part Time Employment 315.60 335.30 355.30 225.90 Thousand [+]
Productivity 102.90 101.60 106.80 59.30 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1900.00 1900.00 1900.00 1900.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3200.00 3200.00 3200.00 3200.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.10 -0.40 1.80 -2.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 66.90 66.90 79.60 56.80 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2094.20 2060.10 2243.80 1868.00 Thousand [+]




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