Tehy Statistics

  • 160 000 members in total

  • 91,5 % of the members of Tehy are women
  • The average age of Tehy members is 42 years
  • About 70 % work in the municipal sector and 25 % in the private sector
  • 71,4  % of Tehy members working in the municipal sector work full-time and 81,2 % work with permanent contracts
  • The biggest professional member groups are registered nurses (46,3 %), practical nurses (20,8 %) and public health nurses (5,8 %)
  • The average salary of a registered nurse working in the municipal sector is about 3100 euro, a little bit more than in the private health care sector
  • The unemoployment rate of health and social care professionals is about 2 %
  • Tehy negotiates 10 collective agreements (1 in the municipal, 1 in state and 8 in the private sector)
  • There are more than 200 local Tehy branches around Finland