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

Unemployment Rate in Iceland remained unchanged at 4.40 percent in January of 2015 from 4.40 percent in December of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Iceland averaged 2.39 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


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.40 4.40 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 Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-12-22 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
3.4% 5.4% (R) 5.3%
2015-01-21 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
4.4% 3.7% (R) 3.9%
2015-02-25 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
4.4% 4.4% 4.4%
2015-03-25 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Feb
4.4% 4.2%
2015-04-24 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Mar
4.9%
2015-05-27 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Apr
4.5%


Iceland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.40 9.20 0.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 177700.00 178700.00 182000.00 136600.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 5727.00 5630.00 15059.00 100.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 223.00 185.00 1912.00 73.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.90 10.00 16.60 6.90 percent [+]
Wages 487000.00 452000.00 487000.00 380000.00 ISK [+]
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 6.40 Jan/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 5.30 Jan/15 4.30 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Jan/15 6.70 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Nov/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.20 Jan/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jan/15 4.80 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 12.60 Jan/15 12.70 13.30 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.60 Jan/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.51 Jan/15 3.76 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.20 Jan/15 7.20 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.50 Jan/15 5.30 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Jan/15 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.70 Nov/14 23.67 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.50 Jan/15 3.40 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.70 Nov/14 10.40 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.70 Dec/14 5.80 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.70 Jan/15 5.60 10.80 2.50 percent [+]