Akava has 36 affiliates with altogether some 600 000 unionised members working as employees, entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals in either the public or private sector. The members join one of Akava’s affiliates based on their field of study, degree, profession or position.


Akava’s affiliates 1.1.2022 and number of members

Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland: 75 791
Akava Special Branches: 26 267
Akavan sairaanhoitajat ja TAJA: 3 177
Akava’s General Group: 792
AKI Unions: 4 885
Association of Finnish Lawyers: 16 205
Finnish Association of Academic Agronomists: 5 951
Finnish Association of Rehabilitation Professionals: 9 844
Finnish Dental Association: 7 454
Finnish Medical Association: 28 748
Finnish Pharmacists’ Association: 7 572
Finnish Psychological Association: 7 726
Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers: 6 994
Finnish Veterinary Association: 3 000
Kasvatuksen ja nuorisotyön asiantuntijat KNT: 959
Managers and Professionals YTY: 10 770
Sales and Marketing Professionals: 17 593
Social Science Professionals: 12 977
The Finnish Association of Architects: 2 399
The Finnish Association of Occupational Health Nurses: 1 179
The Finnish Business School Graduates: 56 653
The Finnish Police Federation SPJL: 10 889
The Finnish Union of Public Health Nurses: 6 734
The Institute Officers Union of the Finnish Defence Forces and the Border Guard: 3 186
The Officers Union: 6 480
The Union of Diaconal Workers in Finland: 1 605
The Union of Professionals in Natural, Environmental and Forestry Sciences Loimu: 15 646
Trade Union Ava: 3 858
Trade Union of Education in Finland: 117 633
Union of Finnish Speech Therapists: 1 821
Union of Finnish University Professors: 2 617
Union of Professional Business Graduates in Finland TRAL: 31 172
Union of Professional Engineers in Finland: 69 979
Union of Professional Social Workers: 25 776
Union of Swedish-speaking Engineers in Finland: 3 303
Union of Technical Professionals, KTK: 7 153

Total: 614 788

The following list provides contact informartion to Akava affiliates and their web sites. Please note that some of the sites do not contain information in English.

Akava Special Branches

Akava´s General Group

Association of Finnish Lawyers

Finnish Association of Academic Agronomists

Finnish Association of Architects

Finnish Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Finnish Association of Rehabilitation Professionals

Finnish Association of Speech Therapists

Finnish Dental Association

Finnish Medical Association

Finnish Police Federation

Finnish Officers Union

Finnish Pharmacists´ Association

Finnish Psychological Association

Finnish Union of Church Youth Workers

Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers

Finnish Union of University Professors

Finnish Union of Public Health Nurses

Finnish Veterinary Association

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