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Labour market statistics, 2nd quarter 2015

Labour market statistics, 2nd quarter 2015 The number of persons in the labour force in the 2nd quarter of 2015 was 196,300 corresponding to an activity rate of 84.3%. The number of employed persons was 186,400 while unemployed persons were 9,900. The employment rate was 80% and the unemployment rate was 5%. From the 2nd quarter of 2014 the number of employed persons has increased by 7,700 and the employment rate increased by 1.8 percentage points.
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26 August 2015

Unemployment 3.2% in July

According to the Icelandic Labour Force Survey the number of persons in the labour force in July 2015 was 197,500. Of those in the labour force 191,200 persons were employed and 6,300 persons were unemployed. The activity rate was 84.5%, the employment rate was 81.8% and the unemployment rate was 3.2%.More
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