Finland's unemployment rate edged down to 7.6 percent in June of 2021 from 7.7 percent in the same month the previous year. The number of unemployed rose by 6 thousand to 220 thousand, while the number of employed went up 121 thousand to 2.677 million. The unemployment rate for people aged 15 to 24 stood at 16 percent in June, which was 4.7 percentage points lower in the prior year. The activity rate was up to 70.3 percent in June from 67.0 percent a year earlier, and the employment rate rose to 75.8 percent from 72.8 percent. source: Statistics Finland
Unemployment Rate in Finland averaged 6.44 percent from 1959 until 2021, 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. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.
Unemployment Rate in Finland is expected to be 9.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Finland Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.80 percent in 2022 and 7.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.