Iceland -Unemployment 4.4% in December 2013 -January 22, 2014

According to the Labour Force Survey the number of persons in the labour force in December 2013 was 185,100, of those 8,200 persons where unemployed. The activity rate was 80.9%, the employment rate was 77.3% and the unemployment rate was 4.4%. Comparison between December 2012 and 2013 shows that activity rate has increased by 0.8 percentage points and employment rate has increased by 1.6 points. At the same time the unemployment rate has decreased by 1.1 percentage point. Real wages decreased in December 2014 by 0.6% from the previous month.

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