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

Unemployment Rate in Finland increased to 8.50 percent in September of 2014 from 7.40 percent in August 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.

   
 
 

Finland Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.50 7.40 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, October 21, 2014.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-07-22 07:00 AM Finland
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 9.2% 10.7% 10.7%
2014-08-26 07:00 AM Finland
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 7.0% 9.2% 9%
2014-09-23 07:00 AM Finland
Unemployment Rate
Aug 2014 7.4% 7.0% 7.5%
2014-10-21 07:00 AM Finland
Unemployment Rate
Sep 2014 8.5% 8.4% (R) 8%
2014-11-25 07:00 AM Finland
Unemployment Rate
Oct 2014 7.8%


Finland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.40 7.00 19.90 0.70 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 2465.00 2550.00 2688.00 1942.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 197.00 193.00 512.00 15.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 25737.00 32225.00 70008.00 2624.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.90 1.90 5.60 1.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.80 19.80 35.80 8.40 Percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.80 67.30 73.80 62.00 Percent [+]
Wages 3206.00 3109.00 3206.00 2209.00 EUR [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 108.40 108.30 186.20 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 [+]