Unemployment of university graduates in the technical fields decreased 16.1.2017 | News article Writers: Aku Karjalainen | Photographers: iStockphoto ► Listen The last time unemployment was at this level was at the end of 2014. Unemployment of university graduates in the technical fields has been decreasing for the past four years. In November, the number of academic engineers and architects who were registered as unemployed was 3,099, which is five percent of the total workforce in the sector. The last time unemployment was at this level was at the end of 2014. Copy URL from below Close URL copied to clipboard Keywords: unemployment You may also like Organisation News article KOKO fund gives you security in case of unemployment The majority of TEK’s full members who are salaried employees belong to KOKO, the unemployment fund for highly educated. Work life News article TEK and Akava Works: The labour market is grooving once again TEK’s members are doing better in the labour market than they have in ages. The number of laid off employees has plummeted from the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and fewer members are unemployed. News article Number of laid off employees dropped by almost 60 % in January The number of laid off employees dropped dramatically during January. At the moment, predicting changes to the labour market over the coming spring is difficult, says TEK’s Hankamäki.