Statistics on unemployment protection in Finland

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 allowance also started decreasing from the record-high numbers in the first few months of the year.

Products that include statistics on unemployment benefits

Statistical publications

  • Statistics on unemployment protection in Finland
  • Statistical survey: The expenditure on benefits in respect of unemployment decreased by 10% in 2017 (pdf)
  • Monthly statistics on benefits in respect of unemployment in Finland (pdf)
  • Charts series (pdf), Charts series (xlsx)
  • Kela’s Statistical Yearbook
  • Pocket Statistics

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Contact information

Sami Tuori
+358 (0)20 634 1887
tilastot (at) kela.fi