Statistics on the benefits paid by Kela in respect of unemployment

Most recent publication 11 October 2018: The number of recipients of an unemployment benefit decreased considerably in 2017. The number of recipients of earnings-related unemployment allowance decreased significantly, but the number of recipients of basic unemployment benefits also started decreasing from the record-high numbers in the first few months of the year.

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