Finland's unemployment rate declined to 6.9 percent in April of 2022 from 9.6 percent in the same month the previous year. The number of unemployed declined by 69 thousand to 193 thousand, while the number of employed increased 114 thousand to 2.589 million. The unemployment rate for people aged 15 to 24 stood at 16.9 percent in April, which was 10.8 percentage points lower than a year earlier. The activity rate went up to 67.5 percent in April from 66.4 percent a year earlier, and the employment rate rose to 72.7 percent from 70.1 percent. source: Statistics Finland
Unemployment Rate in Finland averaged 6.44 percent from 1959 until 2022, 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 May of 2022.
Unemployment Rate in Finland is expected to be 7.80 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 7.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.