Employment Bulletin
July 2021
Unemployment decreased in the areas of all ELY Centres

Compared to the same period in the previous year, the number of unemployed jobseekers decreased in July in the areas of all Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centres); the most in Ostrobothnia (-27%), Pirkanmaa (-26%) and South Ostrobothnia (-25%). The number of unemployed jobseekers decreased the least in Central Finland (-11%), Häme (-12%) and Uusimaa (-12%). The number of unemployed jobseekers fell the most in Åland, by 45%. Compared to June, the number of unemployed jobseekers increased in the areas of all ELY Centres; the most in Kainuu (5%), Ostrobothnia (5%) and North Ostrobothnia (4%). In Åland, the number of unemployed jobseekers fell compared to June (-3%).