Official Statistics of Finland

Job vacancy survey

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Slightly more open job vacancies in the second quarter than one year earlier
17 Aug 2016
According to the Job Vacancy Survey of Statistics Finland, there were 30,600 open job vacancies in the second quarter of 2016, while the figure was 28,800 one year before. Twenty-seven per cent of all open job vacancies were part-time positions, while one year earlier the corresponding share was 21 per cent. The reference period of the data is 1 June.

Next release:
16 Nov 2016

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.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Job vacancy survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2278. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2016].
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