Official Statistics of Finland

Job vacancy survey

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
More open job vacancies in the last quarter of 2017 than one year earlier
19 Feb 2018
The number of open job vacancies was 37,200 in the last quarter of 2017, while the figure was 26,400 one year before. The data appear from Statistics Finlands Job Vacancy Survey and describe the situation on the first of December. In the whole of 2017, there were 41,600 open job vacancies, on average, which is 22 per cent more than in the previous year (33,900).

Next release:
18 May 2018

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: 23.3.2018].
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