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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.

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Statistics Finland

Key figures

Employment rate, persons aged 20–64

77.4%
October 2023
Labour force survey
Updated: 21/11/2023

Employment rate, persons aged 20–64, trend

78.0%
October 2023
Labour force survey
Updated: 21/11/2023

Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74, trend

7.5%
October 2023
Labour force survey
Updated: 21/11/2023

Releases

database release | Labour force survey 2023, employed persons by industry
release | Labour force survey 2023, September
release | Labour force survey 2023, August

Future releases

Figures

See key statistical data in the figures.
21.11.2023

Employment rate and trend of employment rate of persons aged 20 to 64 in 2010M01 to 2023M10

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21.11.2023

Employment rate and trend of employment rate of persons aged 15 to 64 in 2010M01 to 2023M10

21.11.2023

Unemployment rate and trend of unemployment rate of persons aged 15 to 74 in 2010M01 to 2023M10

27.01.2023

Employment rate by sex and age group 2009-2022

27.01.2023

Employment rate by age group and sex 2009-2022

27.01.2023

Unemployment rate by age group and sex 2009-2022

27.01.2023

Shares of employed, unemployed and inactive population in the age group

Statistical experts

Inquiries primarily
Pertti Taskinen
Senior Statistician
029 551 2690
Other experts

Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

Go to the archive page