• Web Developer

    HT Jobs | - Feed Apr 15, 2018 | 14:55 pm

    Web Developer Web Developer familiar with CMS systems (Joomla, WP etc) and fluent with PHP, HTML5, CSS needed for bug fixes and further development of an exciting IT project. Enthusiasm and ability to learn and improve is more important than experience.The job[…]

    Read more...
  • CTO / Lead Developer

    HT Jobs | - Feed Apr 11, 2018 | 15:05 pm

    CTO / Lead Developer An exciting recently funded startup operating in the healthcare IT domain is looking for an CTO to join and lead (hands on) both engineering and web application development of the company.Job descriptionEternAll Sciences is an e-health startup active in Finland[…]

    Read more...
  • Service Coordinator, Vestas Finland, Vaasa

    HT Jobs | - Feed Feb 3, 2018 | 10:57 am

    Service Coordinator, Vestas Finland, Vaasa Do you have a passion for delivering first class administration service to an organization? Do you want to be a part in an ambitious team in a dynamic environment? Then this challenge might be something for you!PositionSERVICE COORDINATOROrganizationVestas Northern Central[…]

    Read more...

Domestic
Tools
Typography
An unemployed job seeker entering the Employment and Economic Development Office in Pasila, Helsinki, on 10 January, 2017.
An unemployed job seeker entering the Employment and Economic Development Office in Pasila, Helsinki, on 10 January, 2017.

 

The municipalities with the highest unemployment rates in Finland are found in Lapland and North Karelia, reports Tekniikka & Talous.

The highest unemployment rate of 18.8 per cent is found in Salla, Lapland, and the next highest rates in Lieksa, North Karelia, Enontekiö, Lapland, Juuka, North Karelia, and Tohmajärvi, North Karelia. The regions with the highest unemployment rates, meanwhile, are North Karelia (14.5%) and South-Eastern Finland (13.0%).

Tekniikka & Talous writes that the figures are evidence of regional inequalities in employment prospects, especially in light of recent improvements in the national unemployment rate.

The Ministry of Employment and the Economy has reported that the national unemployment rate stood at 10.3 per cent in November. Unemployment, it added, is particularly uncommon in Åland and Ostrobothnia, where unemployed job seekers account only for four and seven per cent, respectively, of the working-age population.

Aleksi Teivainen – HT
Photo: Vesa Moilanen – Lehtikuva
Source: Uusi Suomi

Finland in the world press

Helsinki Finland Cloudy, 6 °C
Current Conditions
Sunrise: 5:47 am   |   Sunset: 8:53 pm
72%     8.0 m/s     34.609 bar
Forecast
Fri Low: 1 °C High: 6 °C
Sat Low: 4 °C High: 10 °C
Sun Low: 3 °C High: 7 °C
Mon Low: 1 °C High: 6 °C
Tue Low: 3 °C High: 6 °C
Wed Low: 2 °C High: 7 °C
Thu Low: 2 °C High: 7 °C
Fri Low: 1 °C High: 10 °C
Sat Low: 2 °C High: 9 °C
Sun Low: 2 °C High: 10 °C

Partners