Finland Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Finland unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.53%, a 0.23% 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.
  • Finland unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.36%, a 1.28% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
Finland Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 7.53% -0.23%
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%