Iceland -Wage index goes up -November 07, 2014

The unemployment rate in September was 4.1%, a year-on-year drop of 1.1%, while the wage index showed a month-on-month rise of 0.7%, according to Statistics Iceland.

The unemployment rate in September was 4.1%, a year-on-year drop of 1.1%, while the wage index showed a month-on-month rise of 0.7%, according to Statistics Iceland. The survey reveals that the number of people classed as part of the labour force market, including 7,500 unemployed people, in September stood at 183,200. The activity rate during the month was 79.2%, while the employment rate stood at 78.9% and the unemployment rate at 4.1%. Among 16 to 24-year-olds, the unemployment rate was 9.4%, compared to 3.2% among the 25+ age group.

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http://www.icenews.is/2014/11/07/iceland-unemployment-down-and-wage-index-up/

 

 

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