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Labour force survey

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The Labour Force Survey statistics describe labour market participation by population aged 15 to 89 monthly, quarterly and annually. Data are collected with a sample survey. Monthly and quarterly data are published on the 15 to 74 age group. The data content is based on EU Regulation.

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According to Statistics Finland's Labour Force Survey, the average number of employed persons aged 15 to 74 was 2,619,000 and that of unemployed persons was 190,000 in 2022. There were 65,000 more employed and 22,000 fewer unemployed persons than in 2021. The employment rate of those aged 15 to 64 was 73.8 per cent in 2022. The employment rate grew by 1.6 percentage points from 2021.

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release | Labour force survey 2022, annual averages

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27.01.2023

Employment rate and trend of employment rate

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Employment rate, persons aged 15-64, %Employment rate, persons aged 15-64, %, trend
2010M0164.466.7
2010M0265.266.7
2010M0365.566.7
2010M0466.066.7
2010M0567.766.7
2010M0669.666.8
2010M0769.666.8
2010M0868.266.9
2010M0966.367.0
2010M1066.867.0
2010M1166.867.0
2010M1265.567.1
2011M0165.567.2
2011M0266.367.3
2011M0365.067.3
2011M0467.467.4
2011M0568.467.5
2011M0670.367.6
2011M0770.767.7
2011M0869.167.8
2011M0967.367.9
2011M1067.368.0
2011M1168.768.0
2011M1266.168.0
2012M0165.668.0
2012M0267.468.0
2012M0366.268.1
2012M0467.768.1
2012M0569.068.1
2012M0670.668.1
2012M0771.668.2
2012M0869.368.2
2012M0967.268.1
2012M1068.168.1
2012M1167.868.0
2012M1266.367.9
2013M0166.167.8
2013M0266.467.7
2013M0365.667.7
2013M0468.067.8
2013M0568.367.9
2013M0671.067.9
2013M0770.967.8
2013M0868.667.7
2013M0966.867.6
2013M1067.667.5
2013M1167.167.5
2013M1266.067.6
2014M0166.367.6
2014M0266.167.6
2014M0365.867.5
2014M0467.467.5
2014M0567.967.6
2014M0670.867.7
2014M0770.767.6
2014M0868.267.5
2014M0967.167.4
2014M1066.967.3
2014M1166.767.3
2014M1266.467.3
2015M0165.767.3
2015M0265.667.2
2015M0365.967.2
2015M0467.167.1
2015M0567.267.0
2015M0669.766.9
2015M0769.567.0
2015M0867.767.2
2015M0967.767.4
2015M1067.567.3
2015M1166.167.2
2015M1266.067.1
2016M0165.867.2
2016M0265.267.4
2016M0367.367.6
2016M0467.167.6
2016M0567.567.6
2016M0671.267.7
2016M0769.967.8
2016M0868.668.0
2016M0968.768.1
2016M1067.768.1
2016M1166.867.9
2016M1267.667.9
2017M0165.967.9
2017M0266.068.0
2017M0368.168.2
2017M0467.668.3
2017M0568.368.3
2017M0671.468.4
2017M0771.068.5
2017M0869.768.7
2017M0968.369.0
2017M1068.869.3
2017M1169.869.6
2017M1268.969.8
2018M0167.969.9
2018M0268.870.0
2018M0369.270.1
2018M0469.170.4
2018M0571.470.7
2018M0674.670.9
2018M0773.271.0
2018M0872.171.0
2018M0970.371.0
2018M1070.771.1
2018M1170.771.3
2018M1270.971.5
2019M0170.171.5
2019M0269.871.5
2019M0370.971.4
2019M0470.471.4
2019M0571.871.4
2019M0674.571.4
2019M0774.171.5
2019M0872.171.6
2019M0971.671.7
2019M1071.371.8
2019M1170.872.0
2019M1272.272.3
2020M0171.372.5
2020M0270.072.6
2020M0370.270.0
2020M0469.669.9
2020M0569.169.7
2020M0672.869.6
2020M0772.669.7
2020M0870.169.9
2020M0971.370.0
2020M1070.970.1
2020M1170.770.2
2020M1270.070.3
2021M0169.170.5
2021M0270.070.8
2021M0370.771.1
2021M0470.171.5
2021M0573.071.9
2021M0675.872.2
2021M0774.972.4
2021M0873.472.5
2021M0971.772.6
2021M1072.372.8
2021M1172.273.0
2021M1273.373.3
2022M0171.573.5
2022M0272.773.6
2022M0372.573.6
2022M0472.773.7
2022M0574.773.7
2022M0676.973.6
2022M0775.773.6
2022M0874.273.8
2022M0973.474.0
2022M1074.374.3
2022M1173.974.4
2022M1273.474.5
27.01.2023

Unemployment rate and trend of unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74

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