Iceland Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Iceland decreased to 4.30 percent in February of 2014 from 6.10 percent in January of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Iceland is reported by the Statistics Iceland. Unemployment Rate in Iceland averaged 2.35 Percent from 1970 until 2014, 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. 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. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.30 6.10 9.20 0.10 5.30 | 2014/03 1970 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Iceland Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-12-18 09:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Nov 2013 4.8% 5.6% (R) 5.5%
2014-01-22 09:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Dec 2013 4.6% 4.8% 5.1%
2014-02-26 09:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2014 6.1% 4.6% 5.2%
2014-03-26 09:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Feb 2014 4.3% 6.1% 4.7%
2014-04-23 09:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 4.3% 5.3%
2014-05-21 09:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 5.6%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 174900.00 2013-06-30 169300.00 178600.00 136600.00 175340.18 2013-12-31 [+]
Job Vacancies 223.00 2014-02-15 150.00 1912.00 73.00 220.33 2014-03-31 [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 2013-01-01 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 2013-12-31 [+]
Retirement Age Women 67.00 2013-01-01 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 2013-12-31 [+]
Unemployed Persons 7213.00 2014-02-15 7190.00 15059.00 100.00 7157.99 2014-03-31 [+]
Wages 470.50 2014-02-15 468.50 470.50 100.00 473.16 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 2014-01-15 10.60 16.70 6.90 10.33 2014-02-28 Percent [+]
Unemployment Rate 4.30 2014-02-28 6.10 9.20 0.10 5.30 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Population 0.32 2012-12-31 0.32 0.32 0.18 0.32 2013-12-31 Million [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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