Iceland -Labour market statistics 4th quarter 2012 -February 11, 2013

In the 4th quarter of 2012 the number of the total labour force was 176,800 which corresponds to an activity rate of 78.8%. The number of employed persons was 168,400 and unemployed persons were 8,400. The employment rate was 75% and the unemployment rate was 4.7%. The number of employed persons increased by 3,000 and the number of unemployed persons decreased by 2,200 from the 4th quarter of 2011. The unemployment rate among males was 5.4% and 4% among females.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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