Official Statistics of Finland

Job vacancy survey

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Fewer open job vacancies in the last quarter of 2020 than one year earlier
17 Feb 2021
There were 33,400 open job vacancies in the last quarter of 2020, which was 11 per cent fewer than one year earlier (37,500). These data derive from Statistics Finland's statistics on open job vacancies and describe the situation on the first day of December. During 2020, the average number of job vacancies was 43,800, whereas in 2019 the number was 50,000.

Description: The job vacancy survey produces quarterly information about open job vacancies in Finland. The results describe the demand for labour and changes in it examined from the viewpoint of employers. The statistics are based on Regulation (EC) No 453/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The objective is to produce up-to-date and comparable information about the number and structure of job openings on the labour markets of EU Member States.
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Keywords: employees, hard-to-fill vacancies, job vacancies, jobs, labour market, working life, workplaces.
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Change: Postponement in the release of the Job Vacancy Survey for the second quarter
13 Aug 2014
Due to problems that arose in the production of the Job Vacancy Survey, the data collection period has been extended.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Job vacancy survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2278. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.5.2021].
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