Finland: Unemployment rate

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Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 10.2
 Reference May 2024
 Measure percent
 Data availability January 1988 - May 2024
 Average 8.93
 Min - Max 2.1 - 19.9
 Source Eurostat
For that indicator, we provide data for Finland from January 1988 to May 2024. The average value for Finland during that period was 8.93 percent with a minimum of 2.1 percent in June 1989 and a maximum of 19.9 percent in May 1994. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Finland - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Finland - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 1988-2024
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Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 2.87 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 6.72 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 6.31 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 7.59 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 15.75 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 60.61 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 48.45 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 57.72 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 63.60 2023 percent
 Self-employment 13.93 2022 percent
 Employment 2.64 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 7.00 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 110.50 Q3/2023 index points
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