Employment, jobs and unemployment
Approximately 130,000 jobs in Espoo in 2022
The most recent official data concerning the number of jobs is from 2020, when there were 122,605 jobs in Espoo. In 2022, the estimated number of jobs in Espoo was 130,000. Between January and November 2022, there were approximately 113,000 jobs in companies in Espoo based on man-years.
13,049 unemployed jobseekers at the end of 2022
At the end of 2022, the share of unemployed people in the labour force in Espoo was 8.7 per cent, i.e. 0.7 percentage points lower than the year before. In Finland as a whole, the figure was 9.9 per cent. At the end of 2022, there were 13,049 unemployed people in Espoo. The figure was 7.4 per cent (1,045 people) lower than one year earlier.
Unemployed people of foreign origin accounted for 16.9% of the labour force of foreign origin at the end of 2021
In comparison with the year before, the share of the unemployed in the labour force decreased by 3.6 percentage points among people of foreign origin. The employment rate of 20–64-year-old people of foreign origin was 60.4 per cent at the end of 2021. In comparison with the year before, the employment rate of people of foreign origin increased by 3.4 percentage points. At the end of 2020, the occupational group of professionals accounted for 28.8 per cent of employed people of foreign origin.