Talents, Labour Market and Quality of Work Finland & Helsinki

Helsinki metropolitan area-specific statistics:

  • Unemployment rate: 12.0 % (2016)
  • Job vacancy rate of technology professions ICT/creative industries: 1.5 % (2015)
  • Average income levels: 35,913 €/year (2015)
  • R&D expenditure public: 340,000,000 € (2016)
  • R&D expenditure private: 1,965,100,000 € (2016)
  • Specialised university courses including or focusing on games development: 2
  • ICT degree programmes with games focus: 2
  • Students (per year) enrolling for games specific university courses: 146
  • Students (per year) enrolling for ICT/creative industries university courses: 255
  • Non-university courses or training involving or focusing on games: 3
  • Non-university courses or training involving or focusing on other ICT/creative industries programmes: 3
  • Rate of university qualifications of people aged 20-29: 21.9% (2015)
  • Rate of young people (aged 15-19) neither in employment nor in education/training: 8.6 % (2015)
  • Tertiary education organisations: 10 (2016)
  • Total university students (tertiary education): 93,159 (2016)
  • Share of foreign students (tertiary education): 8.7% (2016)
  • Technological universities: 1
  • Tertiary graduates in science and technology per 1,000 inhabitants aged 20-29 years: 59.6% (2015)
  • Share of secondary education level students learning English language: 98.8% (2015)
  • European foreigners working in the region: 27,543 (2016)
  • Non-European foreigners working in the region: 39,145 (2016)
  • Share of labour contracts with flexible time arrangement: 15% (2016)

Finland-wide statistics:

  • Unemployment rate: 13.2 % (2016)
  • Job vacancy rate of technology professions ICT/creative industries: 1.3 % (2015)
  • Average income levels: 29,166 €/year (2015)
  • Gender gap in salaries: 17.6% (2016)
  • R&D expenditure public: 534,600,000 € (2016)
  • R&D expenditure private: 3,901,700,000 € (2016)
  • applications for citizenship: 11,130 (2016)
  • Average of granted citizenships per year: 9,202 (2011-2016)
  • Working hours per week: 39
  • Share of labour contracts with working from home: 1 %
  • share of labour contracts with working occasionally: 38 % (2016)

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Status: 01/2019

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