Society

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Labour market 
Labour
Labour market
Municipal social services
Municipal social services
Elderly
Elderly
Lifestyle and health
Smoking habits by sex
Wages
Total monthly ernings by economic activity
Wage index
Wage index
Household expenditure
Household expenditure
Liabilities and assets of individuals
Liabilities and assets of individuals
Education and culture
Education – overview
Education – overview
Upper sceondary schools
Upper secondary schools
Daily newspaper circulation
newspaper
Movies
movies
Lifelong learning
Lifelong learning
Universities
Universities
Professional theatres
professional theatres
Book publishing
books

RSS Culture

RSS Education

RSS Labour

  • Employment in accommodation and food service activities almost doubled 08/10/2018
    Almost 200 thousand (199,870) of persons aged 16-74 years were employed in the Icelandic labour market in the second quarter of 2018, according to register data on employment. This is an increase by 11.8% in the last ten years, from the second quarter of 2008 or by 21,016 persons.
  • Unemployment 2.5% in August 27/09/2018
    There were 208,600 persons aged from 16 to 74 in the labour force in August 2018, according to the Icelandic Labour Force Survey.
  • Immigrants were 18.6% of employed in 2nd quarter of 2018 30/08/2018
    In 2nd quarter of 2018, a total of 200,798 individuals on average were employed in Iceland. Of those employed, women were 93,884 or 47.1% and men were 106,914 or 53.2%.
  • Unemployment 2.5% in July 23/08/2018
    There were 212,900 persons aged from 16 to 74 in the labour force in July 2018, The activity rate was 82.2%, employment rate was 81.5% and unemployment rate was 2.5%.
  • Unemployment 3.1% in June 09/08/2018
    There were 209,700 persons aged from 16 to 74 in the labour force in June 2018, according to the Icelandic Labour Force Survey. Thereof, 203,200 persons were employed and 6,400 persons were unemployed.