Psychosocial workload

Occupational safety and health and psychosocial factors

Psychosocial stress factors are identified, but their management is perceived as challenging.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on municipal sector work

The COVID-19 pandemic increased stress or strain in several professions in the municipal sector.

The COVID-19 pandemic and changes in municipal sector work

The study examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on municipal sector work based on a survey conducted in 2022.

The Working Life Barometer measures occupational burnout experienced by employees

The Working Life Barometer by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has studied experiences of occupational burnout since 2019.

Working Life Barometer data regarding occupational burnout

The Working Life Barometer includes a question on how often the respondent has feelings related to occupational burnout or harmful stress in their work.

The well-being at work experiences of the respondents to the “How are you feeling” test vary by industrial sector

Well-being at work experiences, such as work engagement, job burnout symptoms, job boredom and work addiction vary somewhat between industrial sectors.

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health’s “How are you feeling?” well-being at work test provides extensive insight into well-being at work

How is the industrial sector, gender, age, level of education, mode of employment or position linked to work engagement, job satisfaction, job boredom, work addiction, job burnout or work ability? View the results based on the “How are you feeling?” well-being at work test data.

Psychosocial factors at work

How are persons in different occupations exposed to psychosocial work factors?

Perceived stress during the COVID-19 epidemic varied by occupation among municipal employees – remote work was linked to higher satisfaction

The Kunta10 survey reveals that municipal employees were, for the most part, fairly satisfied with their work life in the past year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the year was difficult, positive trends were seen in several areas of work life.