Finland Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Finland unemployment rate for 2022 was 6.80%, a 0.81% decline from 2021.
  • Finland unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.61%, a 0.15% decline from 2020.
  • Finland unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.76%, a 1.07% increase from 2019.
  • Finland unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.69%, a 0.67% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
French Polynesia 13.10%
Spain 13.01%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.38%
New Caledonia 12.27%
Greece 12.16%
Bahamas 10.06%
Panama 8.79%
Barbados 8.20%
Italy 8.09%
Uruguay 7.84%
Chile 7.78%
France 7.45%
Sweden 7.36%
Brunei 7.20%
Cyprus 6.98%
Channel Islands 6.92%
Finland 6.80%
Croatia 6.75%
Argentina 6.49%
Latvia 6.43%
Guam 6.13%
Slovak Republic 6.09%
Puerto Rico 5.97%
Estonia 5.85%
Portugal 5.78%
Saudi Arabia 5.64%
Belgium 5.63%
Lithuania 5.57%
Canada 5.21%
Hong Kong 5.06%
Austria 4.71%
Luxembourg 4.70%
Ireland 4.36%
Switzerland 4.20%
Slovenia 4.18%
Denmark 4.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.98%
Iceland 3.81%
Australia 3.66%
United States 3.61%
United Kingdom 3.57%
Netherlands 3.54%
Israel 3.48%
Hungary 3.42%
New Zealand 3.25%
Norway 3.17%
Germany 2.99%
Malta 2.81%
South Korea 2.79%
Singapore 2.76%
UAE 2.75%
Japan 2.64%
Macao 2.63%
Poland 2.60%
Kuwait 2.48%
Czech Republic 2.37%
Oman 2.33%
Bahrain 1.40%
Qatar 0.10%
Finland Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 6.80% -0.81%
2021 7.61% -0.15%
2020 7.76% 1.07%
2019 6.69% -0.67%
2018 7.36% -1.28%
2017 8.64% -0.18%
2016 8.82% -0.56%
2015 9.38% 0.72%
2014 8.66% 0.47%
2013 8.19% 0.50%
2012 7.69% -0.09%
2011 7.78% -0.61%
2010 8.39% 0.14%
2009 8.25% 1.88%
2008 6.37% -0.48%
2007 6.85% -0.87%
2006 7.72% -0.66%
2005 8.38% -1.98%
2004 10.36% -0.11%
2003 10.47% 0.05%
2002 10.42% 0.13%
2001 10.29% -0.84%
2000 11.13% -0.56%
1999 11.69% -1.52%
1998 13.21% -1.76%
1997 14.97% -0.60%
1996 15.57% -1.43%
1995 17.00% 0.57%
1994 16.43% 0.23%
1993 16.20% 4.60%
1992 11.60% 5.10%
1991 6.50% 5.10%