Unemployment rate and trend of unemployment rate 2004/02 – 2014/02 In February 2014, the number of employed persons was 2,405,000, which was 26,000 lower than a year earlier (margin of error 32,000).
There were slightly more employed men and 28,000 fewer employed women than in February 2013.
There were 29,000 fewer employed men and 8,000 more employed women than in August 2013.
The number of employed persons decreased in both the private and the public sector.
The fact sheets are easy to read and include illustrations to help people with intellectual disability learn about sexuality and relationships.Published: 20 January 2015 According to Statistics Finland’s Labour Force Survey, the number of unemployed persons in December 2014 was 232,000, which was 27,000 higher than one year ago.The unemployment rate was 8.8 per cent, having been 7.9 per cent in December of the year before.In December, the employment rate , that is, the proportion of the employed among persons aged 15 to 64, stood at 67.4 per cent, which was 0.5 percentage points higher than one year before.The employment rate for men grew by 0.8 percentage points from last year’s December to 68.0 per cent.