Official Statistics of Finland

Job vacancy survey

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Slightly more open job vacancies in the first quarter than one year earlier
18 May 2016
According to the Job Vacancy Survey of Statistics Finland, there were 48,000 open job vacancies in the first quarter of 2016, which is nine per cent more than one year earlier (43,900). The number of open job vacancies went down in the major region of Helsinki-Uusimaa but increased in other major regions. The reference period of the data is 1 March.

Next release:
17 Aug 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: 24.7.2016].
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