Iceland Unemployment Rate 1970-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Iceland increased to 5.50 percent in October of 2014 from 4.80 percent in September of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Iceland averaged 2.38 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
5.50 4.80 9.20 0.10 1970 - 2014 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, December 20, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-24 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Aug
5.3% 4.5% (R) 5.1%
2014-10-29 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Sep
4.1% 5.3% 5.5%
2014-11-26 09:10 AM
Unemployment Rate  Oct
5.5% 4.8% 4.6%
2014-12-22 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
5.5% 5.3%
2015-01-22 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
5.1%
2015-02-26 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
5.5%


Iceland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.50 4.80 9.20 0.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 186300.00 178700.00 186300.00 136600.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 5430.00 5217.00 15059.00 100.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 172.00 268.00 1912.00 73.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.20 10.20 16.60 6.90 percent [+]
Wages 487000.00 452000.00 487000.00 380000.00 ISK [+]
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 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Nov/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Nov/14 6.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Aug/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Oct/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.20 Oct/14 12.90 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Oct/14 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.53 Nov/14 4.78 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Nov/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Nov/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 Nov/14 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.50 Sep/14 10.10 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Oct/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Nov/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]