Iceland Unemployment Rate  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Iceland increased to 2.30 percent in April from 1.60 percent in March of 2017. Unemployment Rate in Iceland averaged 2.43 percent from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8.90 percent in September of 2010 and a record low of 0.10 percent in August of 1972.

Iceland Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-23 09:00 AM Feb 3.1% 3.5% 3.4%
2017-05-03 09:00 AM Mar 1.6% 3.0% 3.2%
2017-05-24 09:00 AM Apr 2.3% 1.6% 2.1%
2017-06-22 09:00 AM May 2.3% 2.1%
2017-07-27 09:00 AM Jun 2.2%
2017-08-24 09:00 AM Jul 2.4%




Iceland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.30 1.60 8.90 0.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 198100.00 198800.00 198800.00 136600.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 4600.00 3200.00 16400.00 100.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 84.10 84.70 84.70 79.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.50 0.60 1.70 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.50 4.20 21.30 3.10 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 351.00 279.00 1912.00 73.00 [+]
Wages 553000.00 511000.00 553000.00 380000.00 ISK/Month [+]
Wage Growth 3.30 3.50 11.60 -9.40 percent [+]
Population 0.33 0.33 0.33 0.17 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Employment Rate 82.20 83.40 83.40 73.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 134.70 143.70 145.70 97.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 45.60 39.80 47.50 28.00 Thousand [+]


Iceland Unemployment Rate Notes

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 the latest reported value for - Iceland Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Iceland Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 1.60 8.90 0.10 1970 - 2017 percent Monthly
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unemployment rate by Country

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Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.70 Mar/17
Turkey 12.60 Feb/17
Italy 11.70 Mar/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.50 Mar/17
Canada 6.50 Apr/17
Australia 5.70 Apr/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.30 Apr/17
Netherlands 5.10 Apr/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
United Kingdom 4.60 Mar/17
United States 4.40 Apr/17
South Korea 4.00 Apr/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 Mar/17
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/17
Mexico 3.19 Mar/17
Japan 2.80 Mar/17