Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Unemployment of persons aged under 25 grew by 15 per cent in 2014
19 Feb 2016
According to Statistics Finland's employment statistics, the number of unemployed persons grew by ten per cent in 2014 from the previous year. The number of unemployed increased most in the age group of persons aged under 25. The number grew in all age groups. The number of employed persons fell by one per cent from 2013. The economic dependency ratio weakened by four people from the previous year; in 2014, there were 141 non-employed persons per one hundred employed persons.

Next release:
25 May 2016

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: 6.5.2016].
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