Finland Unemployment Rate  1959-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Finnish unemployment rate dropped to 8.6 percent in April of 2018 from 10.2 percent in the same month of the previous year. The number of unemployed declined by 45 thousand from a year earlier to 233 thousand while the number of employed went up by 48 thousand to 2.49 million. The unemployment rate for young people aged 15 to 24 fell to 23.6 percent in April from 27.5 percent a year ago. Unemployment Rate in Finland averaged 6.39 percent from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 19.90 percent in May of 1994 and a record low of 0.70 percent in September of 1961.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-20 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.6% 8.8% 8.7%
2018-04-24 06:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.8% 8.6% 8.9%
2018-05-23 06:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.6% 8.8% 9.1%
2018-06-26 06:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.6% 9.5%
2018-07-24 06:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.5%
2018-08-21 06:00 AM Unemployment Rate 7.2%


Finland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.60 8.80 19.90 0.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2491.00 2476.00 2688.00 1942.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 233.00 240.00 512.00 15.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.10 65.90 73.80 62.00 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.00 2.10 5.50 1.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.90 18.80 35.70 8.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.75 107.64 111.98 28.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 56920.00 65243.00 77558.00 2624.00 [+]
Wages 3418.00 3401.00 3418.00 2009.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 101.60 100.40 185.20 77.80 Index Points [+]
Population 5.50 5.49 5.50 4.43 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 [+]
Part Time Employment 381.10 376.70 381.10 225.90 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1760.00 1970.00 2000.00 1760.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3660.00 4170.00 4250.00 3660.00 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 101.40 107.90 109.00 59.30 Index Points [+]
Living Wage Family 1740.00 1780.00 1780.00 1660.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1170.00 1160.00 1170.00 1060.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.70 1.20 1.70 -2.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 70.10 70.00 79.60 56.80 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2018.40 2033.70 2243.80 1868.00 Thousand [+]


Finland Unemployment Rate

In Finland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Finland Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Finland Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.60 8.80 19.90 0.70 1959 - 2018 percent Monthly
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unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.74 Mar/18
Brazil 12.90 Apr/18
Italy 11.20 Apr/18
Turkey 10.10 Mar/18
France 9.20 Mar/18
Euro Area 8.50 Apr/18
Canada 5.80 May/18
Australia 5.40 May/18
Indonesia 5.13 Mar/18
Russia 4.90 Apr/18
United Kingdom 4.20 Apr/18
South Korea 4.00 May/18
Netherlands 3.90 Apr/18
China 3.89 Mar/18
United States 3.80 May/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.40 Apr/18
Mexico 3.40 Apr/18
Japan 2.50 Apr/18
Switzerland 2.40 May/18


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