Appendix table 5. Number of persons who were unemployed at the end of 2017 and the share of long-term unemployed by region

Region Unemployed Long-term unemployed Share of long-term unemployed, %
Åland 573 93 16.2
South Karelia 8,339 2,394 28.7
South Ostrobothnia 8,034 1,433 17.8
Etelä-Savo 8,168 2,169 26.6
Kainuu 4,722 1,075 22.8
Kanta-Häme 8,311 2,412 29.0
Central Ostrobothnia 2,770 669 24.2
Central Finland 17,810 4,452 25.0
Kymenlaakso 11,826 3,728 31.5
Lapland 10,992 2,913 26.5
Pirkanmaa 28,724 9,357 32.6
Ostrobothnia 6,366 1,783 28.0
North Karelia 11,585 3,851 33.2
North Ostrobothnia 23,746 6,971 29.4
Pohjois-Savo 13,500 4,051 30.0
Päijät-Häme 13,354 4,819 36.1
Satakunta 11,404 3,308 29.0
Uusimaa 81,371 27,795 34.2
Varsinais-Suomi 24,901 7,815 31.4
Whole country 296,496 91,088 30.7

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.5.2018

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