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Labour force survey

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The Labour Force Survey statistics describe labour market participation by population aged 15 to 89 monthly, quarterly and annually. Data are collected with a sample survey. Monthly and quarterly data are published on the 15 to 74 age group. The data content is based on EU Regulation.


Statistics Finland


According to Statistics Finland’s Labour Force Survey, the number of employed people was 113,000 higher in April 2022 than one year ago. The number of unemployed persons was 69,000 lower in April than one year previously. The trend of the employment rate was 73.8 per cent in April and the trend of the unemployment rate was 6.2 per cent.

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release | Labour force survey 2022, April
release | Labour force survey 2022, 1st quarter
release | Labour force survey 2022, March
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Employment rate and trend of employment rate

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