Labor Force Participation Rate in Iceland increased to 82.70 percent in March from 80.80 percent in February of 2019. Labor Force Participation Rate in Iceland averaged 81.93 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 84.90 percent in November of 2016 and a record low of 77.70 percent in November of 2011.

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Iceland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.90 3.30 9.10 0.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 203900.00 200000.00 203900.00 136600.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 6200.00 6800.00 16700.00 100.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 82.70 80.80 84.90 77.70 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.30 0.50 1.70 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.70 8.70 21.30 3.10 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 185.00 149.00 1912.00 47.00 [+]
Wages 652000.00 613000.00 652000.00 380000.00 ISK/Month [+]
Wage Growth 2.50 2.60 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 44.60 36.30 47.50 28.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 144.40 155.20 155.20 97.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 80.20 78.10 83.10 73.20 percent [+]


Iceland Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Iceland Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Iceland Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
82.70 80.80 84.90 77.70 2003 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.20 Feb/19
France 72.30 Mar/19
Netherlands 71.00 Apr/19
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.50 Sep/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/18
Canada 65.90 Apr/19
Australia 65.80 Apr/19
Italy 65.70 Mar/19
South Korea 63.60 Apr/19
United States 62.80 Apr/19
Russia 62.10 Feb/19
Japan 61.90 Mar/19
Brazil 61.60 Feb/19
Germany 61.50 Sep/18
Mexico 60.00 Mar/19
South Africa 58.80 Mar/19
Spain 58.35 Mar/19
Euro Area 57.30 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 55.90 Dec/18
Turkey 53.20 Feb/19
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.50 Dec/18


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