Official Statistics of Finland


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Unemployment among highly educated people increased by around 30 per cent from 2012
16 Dec 2014
According to preliminary data of Statistics Finlands Employment Statistics for 2013, unemployment among persons with at least lowest level tertiary qualifications has increased more than among other levels of education over the past ten years. The proportion of the highly educated unemployed among the labour force has grown most in the fields of natural sciences and technology. For people with tertiary level qualifications 1) , unemployment was most common in 2013 in the field of humanities and arts.

Next release:
12 Mar 2015

Description: Employment statistics are annual statistics providing data by region on the population’s economic activity and employment. The population for the statistics is the permanently resident population in the country on the last day of the year. The data are mainly derived from administrative registers and statistical data files. The unit-specific data of the employment statistics are confidential by virtue of the Statistics Act. Data can be compiled by all regional divisions based on municipalities and co-ordinates and by postal code areas.
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Keywords: dependency ratio, employed persons, employment, entrepreneurs, foreigners, industrial structure, industries, labour force, nationality, occupations, population, private sector, public sector, risk of unemployment, socio-economic group, status in employment, unemployed, unemployment, workplaces.
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Change: The new Classification of Occupations will be introduced in the employment statistics in November 2012
28 Sep 2011
The new Classification of Occupations 2010 will be taken into use in the annual statistics for 2010 in November 2012.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.3.2015].
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