according to Statistics finland's employment statistics, in 2017 at the end were unemployed by the end of 2017 38 700 young people aged 18-24.
the Young men of the unemployed labour force was higher than for women in all provinces.
according to preliminary data for 18-24-year-olds, the unemployment rate was around 15%.
examined by Region, the 18-24-year-olds, the unemployment rate was the highest in Kymenlaakso, where 24% of the age group of the workforce was unemployed.
the Gender difference in unemployment rates varied by region.Source: Statistics finland
the Biggest difference was in South Karelia, where the young men, the unemployment rate was 14 percentage points higher than that of women. Accordingly, the difference was small in the Åland islands, where the young men's unemployment rate was one percentage point higher than that of women.
18-24-year-olds unemployed, the share of women was 39 per cent. The proportion varies by region: the proportion of Women was lowest in Kainuu: 32%, and in Åland, the majority, 43 per cent.
18 to 24-year-old men were unemployed, 23 700 in 2017. Them 8 500 had been unemployed in the previous year. Almost as many had as a student years earlier.