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Labour market statistics, 2nd quarter 2014

Labour market statistics, 2nd quarter 2014 The number of persons in the labour force in the 2nd quarter of 2014 was 189,900 which corresponds to an activity rate of 83.1%. The number of employed persons was 178,700 and unemployed persons were 11,300. The employment rate was 78.2% and the unemployment rate was 5.9%. From the 2nd quarter of 2013 the number of employed persons has increased by 3,200 and the number of unemployed persons decreased by 1.600. The unemployment rate among females was 6% and 5.9% among males.
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24 September 2014

Unemployment was 4.7% in August

According to the Icelandic Labour Force Survey the number of persons in the labour force in August 2014 was 191,200. Of those in the labour force 182,100 persons were employed and 9,100 persons were unemployed. The activity rate was 82.8%, the employment rate was 79.9% and the unemployment rate was 4.7%.More
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