Iceland Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Iceland increased to 5.20 percent in June of 2014 from 4.90 percent in May of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Iceland averaged 2.37 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. Unemployment Rate in Iceland is reported by the Statistics Iceland.

   
 
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Iceland Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.20 4.90 9.20 0.10 1970 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-04-30 10:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 5.7% 4.5% (R) 5.3%
2014-05-21 10:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 5.9% 5.7% 5.6%
2014-06-25 10:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 4.6% 5.0% (R) 5.9%
2014-07-24 10:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 5.2% 4.9% (R) 4.6%
2014-08-27 09:00 AM Iceland
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 5.2% 4.9%


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 4.90 9.20 0.10 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 186300.00 178700.00 186300.00 136600.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 5717.00 6293.00 15059.00 100.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 253.00 284.00 1912.00 73.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.20 9.40 16.60 6.90 Percent [+]
Wages 482.70 480.40 482.70 100.00 Index Points [+]
Population 0.32 0.32 0.32 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 [+]





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