Iceland -Unemployment rate decreases -May 02, 2013

Statistics Iceland‘s labour market report of the 1st quarter of 2013 indicates that the number of persons in the labour force was 178,300 which corresponds to an activity rate of 78.9%. The number of employed persons was 167,900 and unemployed persons were 10,300. The employment rate was 74.3% and the unemployment rate was 5.8%. From the 1st quarter of 2012 the number of employed persons increased by 4,100 and the number of unemployed persons decreased by 2,400. The statistics are provided with (short) English explanations.

English: http://www.statice.is/lisalib/getfile ...

 

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