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

Unemployment rate in Finland fell to 7.8 percent in July of 2016 from 9.3 percent in June, the lowest since August 2014. In July, there were 214 thousand people unemployed, down from 264 thousand people in a month earlier. The youth unemployment rate, which applies to the 15 to 24 age group fell to 14.3 percent from 20.0 percent in June. The number of employed persons were 2525 thousand, down from 2558 thousand persons in the prior month. In July 2015, jobless rate stood at 8.4 percent. Unemployment Rate in Finland averaged 6.33 percent from 1959 until 2016, 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.80 9.30 19.90 0.70 1959 - 2016 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 August of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-06-21 06:00 AM May 10.8% 9.8% 10.2%
2016-07-26 06:00 AM Jun 9.3% 10.8% 9.8%
2016-08-23 06:00 AM Jul 7.8% 9.3% 8.2%
2016-09-20 06:00 AM Aug 7.8% 8%
2016-10-25 06:00 AM Sep 8.3%
2016-11-22 07:00 AM Oct 8.6%

Finland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.80 9.30 19.90 0.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2525.00 2558.00 2688.00 1942.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 214.00 264.00 512.00 15.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.70 68.70 73.80 62.00 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.40 5.50 1.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.30 20.00 35.90 8.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 110.99 111.63 112.25 28.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 32468.00 31258.00 70008.00 2624.00 [+]
Wages 3365.00 3354.00 3365.00 2009.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 112.20 111.20 185.20 77.80 Index Points [+]
Population 5.49 5.49 5.49 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 [+]
Living Wage Family 1950.00 1940.00 1960.00 1940.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1200.00 1180.00 1200.00 1180.00 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 98.30 101.70 106.80 59.30 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 356.00 344.30 356.00 225.90 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1990.00 1960.00 1990.00 1850.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3390.00 3430.00 3470.00 3200.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.00 1.80 -2.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 71.10 72.00 79.60 56.80 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 1970.60 1993.80 2243.80 1868.00 Thousand [+]




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