Future employment growth (in %) in Finland in 2016-2030 across sectors

In 2016 the employment rate in Finland was 73.61% compared to 70.99% in EU

During the period 2011-2016 the size of employment in EU changed by 3.73% compared to -1.03% in Finland .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Finland in 2016 

  • Health & social care 16.99%
  • Manufacturing 13.52%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 11.99% 
  • Construction 7.45%
  • Professional services 7.45% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in Finland in 2016:  

  • Care workers 7.24%
  • Sales workers 6.90%
  • Office associate professionals 6.20% 
  • Researchers & engineers 5.80%
  • Teaching professionals 5.40%

Sectors expected to have the strongest employment change over the period 2016-2030 in Finland:

  • Professional services 34.52%
  • Mining & quarrying 26.89%
  • ICT services 23.00% 
  • Wholesale & retail trade 14.29% 
  • Finance & insurance 13.67% 

Occupations expected to have the largest numbers of job openings in Finland over the period 2016-2030:

  • Office associate professionals 162,659
  • Office professionals 127,403
  • Legal & social associate professionals 124,144
  • Care workers 121,615
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 110,901

Employment share of occupations (%) in Finland (2011-2016 comparison)

Education profile (%) of the working age population in Finland (2011-2016 comparison)

Age profile (%) of the working age population in Finland (2011-2016 comparison)

Future employment growth (% change) across occupations in Finland compared to EU in 2016-2030