The unemployment rate in Denmark increased to 5.4 percent in April 2020 from 4.1 percent in the previous month. This was the highest jobless rate since December 2013, as the number of unemployed people rose by 35,527 to 152,820.

Unemployment Rate in Denmark averaged 4.63 percent from 2007 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 6.20 percent in August of 2010 and a record low of 2.40 percent in May of 2008. This page provides - Denmark Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Denmark Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2020. source: Statistics Denmark

Unemployment Rate in Denmark is expected to be 5.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Denmark to stand at 6.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Denmark Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 5.10 percent in 2021 and 4.60 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Denmark Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.40 4.10 6.20 2.40 2007 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-02-28 07:00 AM Jan 3.7% 3.7% 3.7%
2020-03-31 06:00 AM Feb 3.7% 3.7% 3.7%
2020-04-30 06:00 AM Mar 4.1% 3.7% 3.8%
2020-05-29 06:00 AM Apr 5.4% 4.1% 4.3%
2020-06-30 06:00 AM May 5.4%
2020-07-31 06:00 AM Jun 5.4%
2020-08-31 06:00 AM Jul
2020-09-30 06:00 AM Aug


News Stream
Danish Jobless Rate Highest in Near 6-1/2 Years
The unemployment rate in Denmark increased to 5.4 percent in April 2020 from 4.1 percent in the previous month. This was the highest jobless rate since December 2013, as the number of unemployed people rose by 35,527 to 152,820.
2020-05-29
Danish Jobless Rate Highest in 27 Months
The unemployment rate in Denmark increased to 4.1 percent in March 2020 from 3.7 percent in the previous month. This was the highest jobless rate since December 2017, as the number of unemployed people rose by 11,434 to 117,046.
2020-04-30
Danish Jobless Rate Unchanged at 3.7% in February
The unemployment rate in Denmark stood at 3.7 percent in February 2020, unchanged from the previous 13 months, as the number of unemployed people fell by 11 to 103,923.
2020-03-31
Danish Jobless Rate Unchanged at 3.7% in January
The unemployment rate in Denmark stood at 3.7 percent in January 2020, unchanged from the previous 12 months, as the number of unemployed people fell by 308 to 103,809.
2020-02-28

Denmark Unemployment Rate
In Denmark, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.