Iceland Unemployment Rate 1970-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Iceland increased to 4.60 percent in April of 2015 from 3.90 percent in March of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Iceland averaged 2.40 percent from 1970 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 9.20 percent in September of 2010 and a record low of 0.10 percent in August of 1972. Unemployment Rate in Iceland is reported by the Statistics Iceland.

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Iceland Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.60 3.90 9.20 0.10 1970 - 2015 percent Monthly
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In Iceland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Iceland Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Iceland Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-25 09:00 AM Feb 4.6% 4.4% 4.2%
2015-04-24 10:00 AM Mar 3.9% 4.6% 4.9%
2015-05-27 10:00 AM Apr 4.6% 3.9% 4.2%
2015-06-24 10:00 AM May 4.6% 4.7%
2015-07-23 10:00 AM Jun 4.6%
2015-08-26 10:00 AM Jul 4.7%

Iceland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.60 3.90 9.20 0.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 177700.00 178700.00 182000.00 136600.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 5635.00 5831.00 15059.00 100.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 329.00 358.00 1912.00 73.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.30 9.30 16.60 7.00 percent [+]
Wages 487000.00 452000.00 487000.00 380000.00 ISK/Month [+]
Population 0.33 0.32 0.33 0.18 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.80 4.80 4.80 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Apr/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.40 Apr/15 6.20 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Apr/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Mar/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Mar/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Mar/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.00 Mar/15 12.70 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Apr/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.31 Apr/15 3.86 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Apr/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.80 Apr/15 5.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Apr/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/15 3.40 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.20 Feb/15 11.30 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Mar/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.40 Apr/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]