Labour Market

Population aged 15–74 by activity

  2000 2010 2016 2017
Population aged 15–74, thousand 3 901 4 043 4 109 4 114
Labour force 2 589 2 672 2 685 2 707
  Employed 2 335 2 447 2 448 2 473
  Unemployed 253 224 237 234
Inactive population 1 312 1 372 1 424 1 407
Labour force rate, % 66,4 66,1 65,3 65,8
Unemployment rate, % 9,8 8,4 8,8 8,6
Employed, thousand 2 335 2 447 2 448 2 473
Type of employment relationship 1), thousand
Part-time work 286 358 399 408
Full-time work 2 047 2 087 2 048 2 063
Employer sector, thousand
Private 1 692 1 774 1 783 1 794
Local government 486 510 528 533
Central government 151 153 129 141
Unknown 6 10 7 5
Status in employment, thousand
Self-employed persons and unpaid family workers 319 328 344 326
Employees 2 016 2 120 2 105 2 147
Annual hours actually worked per employee, hours/year
Total 1 638 1 584 1 602 1 601
Private sector 1 673 1 614 1 626 1 625
Public sector 1 563 1 520 1 552 1 547

1) Incl. unknown

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Updated: 19.2.2018

Employed persons aged 15 to 74 by industry

Industry TOL 2008 2000 2010 2016 2017
  1 000 persons
Agriculture, forestry and fishing; mining and quarrying  146 115 101 99
Manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning and water supply; sewerage and waste management  473 388 356 355
Construction  147 172 178 187
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles  277 298 290 282
Transportation and storage  152 156 141 139
Accommodation and food service activities  77 83 85 85
Information and communication  89 95 101 106
Financial, insurance and real estate activities  70 71 75 81
Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities  184 250 271 283
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security  115 117 111 115
Education  165 174 173 181
Human health and social work activities  326 379 409 404
Arts, entertainment and recreation; other service activities  109 139 148 152
Industry unknown  6 12 8 5
Total 2 335 2 447 2 448 2 473

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Updated: 1.2.2018

Employees aged 15 to 74 by type of employment relationship

  Employees
total
Permanent
full-time work
Permanent
part-time work
Fixed-term work
    Males Females Males Females Males Females
  1 000 persons            
2010 2 120 851 730 58 151 129 201
2011 2 143 851 734 67 155 135 202
2012 2 146 847 741 66 156 134 202
2013 2 127 846 734 61 155 129 201
2014 2 105 827 730 67 151 129 200
2015 2 090 817 733 71 149 127 194
2016 2 105 830 715 69 159 136 197
2017 2 147 855 716 68 164 141 204

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Unemployed, 15–74 years of age

  Unemployed, 1 000 persons
  Total Males Females
1990 82 49 33
2000 253 122 131
2010 224 126 98
2011 209 117 91
2012 207 115 92
2013 219 122 97
2014 232 129 103
2015 252 137 115
2016 237 126 111
2017 234 125 109

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Updated: 1.2.2018

Unemployment rate

  Total Males Females 15–24 years of age Long-term unemployed 1)
  15–74 years of age    
  % % % % % of unemployed
2000 9,8 9,1 10,6 21,4 27,2
2001 9,1 8,6 9,7 19,8 24,0
2002 9,1 9,1 9,1 21,0 23,1
2003 9,0 9,2 8,9 21,8 23,4
2004 8,8 8,7 8,9 20,7 22,3
2005 8,4 8,2 8,6 20,1 23,5
2006 7,7 7,4 8,1 18,7 23,7
2007 6,9 6,5 7,2 16,5 22,7
2008 6,4 6,1 6,7 16,5 18,0
2009 8,2 8,9 7,6 21,5 16,5
2010 8,4 9,1 7,6 21,4 23,4
2011 7,8 8,4 7,1 20,1 22,4
2012 7,7 8,3 7,1 19,0 21,5
2013 8,2 8,8 7,5 19,9 21,0
2014 8,7 9,3 8,0 20,5 22,8
2015 9,4 9,9 8,8 22,4 24,9
2016 8,8 9,0 8,6 20,1 26,3
2017 8,6 8,9 8,4 20,1 24,7

1) Unemployed continuously for 12 months or longer

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Updated: 13.2.2018

 

Main topic: Labour Market

Last updated 19 Feb 2018