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Clearly more open job vacancies in the first quarter of 2022 than one year earlier

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2022, 1st quarter
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The number of open job vacancies was 91,600 in the first quarter of 2022, while the figure was 59,500 one year before. These data derive from Statistics Finland’s statistics on open job vacancies and describe the situation on the first day of March.

A horizontal bar chart on the number of job vacancies in major regions in the first quarters of 2021 and 2022. The number of open job vacancies grew in all major regions. In absolute numbers, growth was biggest in the major region of Helsinki-Uusimaa and smallest in the major region of Northern and Eastern Finland.

Key points

  • In the first quarter, open job vacancies increased most in the major region of Helsinki-Uusimaa from one year earlier.
  • Examined by the industry of the establishment, the number of job vacancies grew most in the industry group of trade, transportation and storage, accommodation and food service activities (G to I).
  • Recruitment difficulties experienced by employers increased from the year before.

Tables

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19.05.2022

Job vacancies by industry (TOL 2008) of the establishment, 2021Q1 and 2022Q1

Database tables

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    • Employer
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    • Major region
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    • Industry (TOL2008)
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