Finland Unemployment Rate 1959-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Finland increased to 8.30 percent in October of 2014 from 8.20 percent in September of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Finland averaged 6.23 percent from 1959 until 2014, 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.

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Finland Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.30 8.20 19.90 0.70 1959 - 2014 percent Monthly
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 - Finland Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Finland Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, December 23, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-23 07:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Aug
7.4% 7.0% 7.5%
2014-10-21 07:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Sep
8.5% 8.4% (R) 8%
2014-11-25 07:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Oct
8.3% 8.2% (R) 8.6%
2014-12-23 07:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
8.3% 8.3%
2015-01-20 07:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
8%
2015-02-25 07:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
8.4%


Finland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.20 19.90 0.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2419.00 2447.00 2688.00 1942.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 220.00 218.00 512.00 15.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 27732.00 28317.00 70008.00 2624.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.90 1.90 5.60 1.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.20 20.10 35.80 8.40 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.40 65.00 73.80 62.00 percent [+]
Wages 3206.00 3109.00 3206.00 2209.00 EUR [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 109.00 108.70 185.20 77.80 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 127.40 126.27 127.40 28.40 Index Points [+]
Population 5.45 5.43 5.45 4.43 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Nov/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Nov/14 6.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Aug/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Oct/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.20 Oct/14 12.90 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Oct/14 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.53 Nov/14 4.78 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Nov/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Nov/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 Nov/14 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.50 Sep/14 10.10 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Oct/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Nov/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]