Last updated 27/03/2018 - 10:21
Upward turn continues in working hours
In April–June, the total number of hours worked in the Helsinki region was approximately 326 million, which is 11 per cent more than during the corresponding period in the previous year. According to the sample-based Labour Force Survey conducted by Statistics Finland, the number of total hours worked increased in all of Finland by 4 per cent to 1,040 million hours.
The number of hours worked has increased particularly in the Helsinki region but also in all of Finland in the past year. The number of hours worked took an upward turn in the Helsinki region towards the end of last year, and now the growth rate has accelerated.