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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Finland

Finland Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 8.1 % Mar/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 20 % Dec/20
Employed Persons 2496 Thousand Person | 2.496 Million Person Mar/21
Employment Change  0.6 % 4Q/20
Employment Rate  70.7 % Mar/21
Full Time Employment 2054 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.3 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 384 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 219 Thousand Persons | 0.219 Million Persons Mar/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Finland - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Finland?

  • Unemployment Rate in Finland remained unchanged at 8.1 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 19.9 % and minimum was 0.7 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
8.1 Mar/21 04.05.2021
8.1 Feb/21 30.03.2021
8.7 Jan/21 02.03.2021
7.8 Dec/20 28.01.2021
6.9 Nov/20 22.12.2020
7.4 Oct/20 24.11.2020
7.6 Sep/20 20.10.2020
7.7 Aug/20 22.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Sauli Niinistö 01.03.2012 - 8.5000 8.6000 11.8000 6.6000 1.18%
Tarja Halonen 01.03.2000 - 01.03.2012 11.2000 7.7000 11.9000 5.2000 -31.25%
Martti Ahtisaari 01.03.1994 - 01.03.2000 18.3000 11.3000 19.9000 8.6000 -38.25%
Mauno Koivisto 27.01.1982 - 01.03.1994 6.5000 16.9000 19.0000 2.1000 160.00%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Finland - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Finland?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Finland increased to 20 % in December 2020. The maximum rate was 51.9 % and minimum was 3.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
20 Dec/20 17.02.2021
14.3 Sep/20 20.10.2020
18 Aug/20 15.10.2020
16 Jul/20 25.08.2020
20.9 Jun/20 23.07.2020
25.2 Apr/20 27.05.2020
25.8 Mar/20 23.04.2020
18.4 Feb/20 24.03.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Sauli Niinistö 01.03.2012 - 19.3000 18.9000 22.4000 18.6000 -2.07%
Tarja Halonen 01.03.2000 - 01.03.2012 21.9000 19.5000 22.0000 15.9000 -10.96%
Martti Ahtisaari 01.03.1994 - 01.03.2000 35.6000 22.0000 35.6000 21.2000 -38.20%
Mauno Koivisto 27.01.1982 - 01.03.1994 11.5000 35.7000 35.7000 8.3000 210.43%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Finland - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Finland?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Finland increased to 2496 Thousand Person (2.496 Million Person) in March 2021. The maximum rate was 2688 Thousand Person and minimum was 1942 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2496 Mar/21 04.05.2021
2481 Feb/21 30.03.2021
2473 Jan/21 02.03.2021
2134 Dec/20 28.01.2021
2212 Nov/20 22.12.2020
2530 Oct/20 24.11.2020
2539 Sep/20 20.10.2020
2533 Aug/20 22.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Finland - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Finland?

  • Employment Change in Finland increased by 0.6 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 1.7 % and minimum was -2.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.6 4Q/20 26.04.2021
-2.3 3Q/20 24.11.2020
-2.1 2Q/20 21.09.2020
0.1 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.5 4Q/19 10.03.2020
-0.5 3Q/19 05.12.2019
0.3 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Finland - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Finland?

  • Employment Rate in Finland increased to 70.7 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 79.6 % and minimum was 56.8 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
70.7 Mar/21 08.05.2021
70 Feb/21 30.03.2021
69.9 Jan/21 02.03.2021
70.7 Dec/20 28.01.2021
71.8 Nov/20 22.12.2020
71.5 Oct/20 24.11.2020
72 Sep/20 20.10.2020
71.5 Aug/20 22.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Finland - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Finland?

  • Full Time Employment in Finland decreased to 2054 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 2244 Thousand Person and minimum was 1868 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2054 4Q/20 27.03.2021
2125 3Q/20 12.12.2020
2104 2Q/20 26.09.2020
2061 1Q/20 24.06.2020
2078 4Q/19 15.04.2020
2161 3Q/19 20.01.2020
2126 2Q/19 29.10.2019
2068 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Finland - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Finland?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Finland increased to 1.3 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 5.5 % and minimum was 1 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.3 3Q/20 19.12.2020
1.1 2Q/20 15.10.2020
1 1Q/20 17.06.2020
1.3 4Q/19 21.04.2020
1.2 3Q/19 20.01.2020
1.1 2Q/19 13.11.2019
1.2 1Q/19 29.10.2019
1.4 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Finland - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Finland?

  • Part Time Employment in Finland increased to 384 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 402 Thousand Persons and minimum was 226 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
384 4Q/20 27.03.2021
344 3Q/20 12.12.2020
336 2Q/20 26.09.2020
389 1Q/20 24.06.2020
395 4Q/19 15.04.2020
359 3Q/19 20.01.2020
386 2Q/19 29.10.2019
394 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Finland - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Finland?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Finland decreased to 219 Thousand Persons (0.219 Million Persons) in March 2021. The maximum rate was 512 Thousand Persons and minimum was 15 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
219 Mar/21 04.05.2021
220 Feb/21 30.03.2021
235 Jan/21 02.03.2021
212 Dec/20 28.01.2021
187 Nov/20 22.12.2020
203 Oct/20 24.11.2020
208 Sep/20 20.10.2020
211 Aug/20 22.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Finland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Finland

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 63.75 63.5
Wages 4Q/20 4403.25 USD/Month 4385.005
Job Vacancies Mar/21 79.299 K 89.736
Labor Force Participation Rate Mar/21 65.8 % 65.5
Living Wage Individual 2018 1306.851 USD/Month 1340.649

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Apr/21 8.7 % 9.4
Ireland Apr/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Mar/21 6.1 % 6.2
Spain 1Q/21 15.98 % 16.13
Iceland Mar/21 8.3 % 6.4
Norway Mar/21 5 % 4.8
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Mar/21 5.8 % 5.7
Bulgaria Mar/21 6.5 % 6.9
Croatia Mar/21 9.3 % 9.7
Cyprus Mar/21 7.1 % 6.8
Czech Republic Apr/21 4.1 % 4.2
Denmark Mar/21 4.5 % 4.6
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Mar/21 8.1 % 8.2
European Union Mar/21 7.3 % 7.4
Finland Mar/21 8.1 % 8.1
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Greece Dec/20 15.8 % 16.2
Hungary Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Italy Mar/21 10.1 % 10.2
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Mar/21 15.1 % 16.1
Macedonia 4Q/20 16.1 % 16.5
Malta 4Q/20 4.4 % 4.6
Moldova 4Q/20 3.6 % 3.4
Montenegro Mar/21 23.83 % 22.6
Netherlands Mar/21 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Mar/21 6.4 % 6.5
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Mar/21 5.5 % 5.7
Russia Mar/21 5.4 % 5.7
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Mar/21 8 % 7.9
Slovenia Feb/21 9 % 9.4
Sweden Mar/21 10 % 9.7
Switzerland Apr/21 3.3 % 3.4
Turkey Feb/21 13.4 % 12.7
Ukraine 4Q/20 10.1 % 9.5
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 4Q/20 12.3 % 12.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 33.68 % 33.89
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2