Official Statistics of Finland

Job vacancy survey

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Slightly fewer open job vacancies in the first quarter than one year earlier
19 May 2021
The number of open job vacancies was 59,500 in the first quarter of 2021, while the figure was 63,300 one year before. The number of open job vacancies decreased especially in the local government sector. These data derive from Statistics Finlands statistics on open job vacancies and describe the situation on the first day of March.

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.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Job vacancy survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2278. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.7.2021].
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