Official Statistics of Finland

Job vacancy survey

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
As many open job vacancies in the third quarter as one year earlier
17 Nov 2015
According to the Job Vacancy Survey of Statistics Finland, there were 21,200 job vacancies in the third quarter of 2015, which is approximately the same as one year earlier (20,500). The share of part-time jobs in open vacancies was 31 per cent, which is 12 percentage points more than one year earlier. The reference period of the data for the third quarter is 1 September.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2015.

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: 29.11.2015].
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