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.

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Finland Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.60 9.60 19.90 0.70 1959 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-05-04 05:00 AM Mar 8.1% 8.1% 8.8%
2021-05-25 05:00 AM Apr 9.0% 8.1% 8.2%
2021-06-22 05:00 AM May 9.6% 9.0% 10.4%
2021-07-27 05:00 AM Jun 7.6% 9.6% 8%
2021-08-25 05:00 AM Jul 7.6%
2021-09-22 05:00 AM Aug
2021-10-20 05:00 AM Sep
2021-11-24 06:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Finnish Jobless Rate Ticks Lower
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.
2021-07-27
Finnish Jobless Rate Falls to 9.6% in May
Finland's unemployment rate declined to 9.6 percent in May of 2021 from 10.9 percent in the same month the previous year. The number of unemployed decreased by 25 thousand to 300 thousand, while the number of employed advanced by 138 thousand to 2.580 million. The unemployment rate for people aged 15 to 24 stood at 28.1 percent, which was 11.1 percentage points lower than one year previously. The activity rate was up to 69.2 percent in May from 66.3 percent a year earlier, and the employment rate rose to 73.0 percent from 69.1 percent.
2021-06-22
Finnish Jobless Rate Rises to 11-Month High
Finland's unemployment rate increased to 9.0 percent in April of 2021 from 8.0 percent in the same month the previous year. It was the highest jobless rate since May last year, as the number of unemployed increased by 30 thousand to 244 thousand while the number of employed advanced by 29 thousand to 2.475 million. The unemployment rate for people aged 15 to 24 stood at 25.7 percent, which was 0.7 percentage points higher than one year previously. The activity rate was up to 66.0 percent in April from 64.4 percent a year earlier, and the employment rate rose to 70.1 percent from 69.6 percent.
2021-05-25
Finnish Jobless Rate Rises to 8.1% in March
Finland's unemployment rate increased to 8.1 percent in March of 2021 from 7.3 percent in the same month the previous year. The number of unemployed increased by 24 thousand to 219 thousand while the number of employed increased by 22 thousand to 2.496 million. The unemployment rate for people aged 15 to 24 stood at 21.9 percent, which was 4.1 percentage points lower than one year previously. The activity rate was up to 65.8 percent in March from 64.6 percent a year earlier, and the employment rate rose to 70.7 percent from 70.2 percent.
2021-05-04

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.