Producer: Statistics Finland
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Main topic: Labour Market
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Yes
European Statistical System (ESS): Yes
The job vacancy survey produces quarterly information about open job vacancies in Finland. Open job vacancies describe the demand for labour, while changes in it depict the trend in it from the perspective of employers. Open job vacancies are classified into part-time, fixed-term and difficult to fill. Besides on the whole country, the data are also available by province, industry and employer sector.
Quarterly data on open job vacancies in Finland and on their structural features. The data are available according to province, industry and employer type.
The basic data are confidential.
In addition to data on the whole country, data are also available classified according to province, industry and employer sector.
The data collection for the job vacancy survey is based on a sample of establishments of enterprises and public corporations drawn from the Register of Enterprises and Establishments. The sample size is around 10,000 establishments per year, evenly divided on different quarters. The data are collected by Statistics Finland's telephone interview unit.
The quarterly data on job vacancies are made public around two months after the end of each quarter. By agreement, a file is supplied quarterly from the data to the EU, from which the EU compiles statistics concerning the EU Member States.
The data have been collected from the start of 2002.
employees, hard-to-fill vacancies, job vacancies, jobs, labour market, working life, workplaces
Last updated 23.11.2011