Official Statistics of Finland

Job vacancy survey

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
More open job vacancies in the last quarter of 2014 than one year earlier
18 Feb 2015
According to the Job Vacancy Survey of Statistics Finland, there were 19,800 open job vacancies in the last quarter of 2014, which is 19 per cent more than one year earlier (16,600). The reference period of the data for the last quarter was 1 December. In the whole of 2014, there were 28,500 open job vacancies, on average, which is slightly fewer than in the previous year (29,500).

Next release:
19 May 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: 19.4.2015].
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