Employment Rate in Iceland decreased to 76.90 percent in August from 78.70 percent in July of 2019. Employment Rate in Iceland averaged 78.48 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 82.90 percent in January of 2007 and a record low of 73.20 percent in May of 2010.

Employment Rate in Iceland is expected to be 79.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Iceland to stand at 79.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Iceland Employment Rate is projected to trend around 79.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Iceland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.40 3.10 9.10 0.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 195500.00 201300.00 203600.00 136600.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 8500.00 6500.00 16700.00 100.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 80.00 81.20 84.90 77.70 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.30 0.50 1.70 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.20 7.40 21.60 2.60 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 100.00 119.00 1912.00 47.00 [+]
Wages 652000.00 613000.00 652000.00 380000.00 ISK/Month [+]
Wage Growth 1.10 0.90 11.60 -9.40 percent [+]
Population 0.35 0.34 0.35 0.17 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Part Time Employment 44.80 44.60 47.50 28.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 143.90 144.40 155.20 97.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.90 78.70 82.90 73.20 percent [+]


Iceland Employment Rate

In Iceland, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Iceland Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iceland Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
76.90 78.70 82.90 73.20 2003 - 2019 percent Monthly
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