Society

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

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RSS Labour

  • 2,600 vacancies in the second quarter of 2020 06/07/2020
    Approximately 2,600 jobs were vacant on the Icelandic labour market in the second quarter of 2020 according to the results of Statistics Iceland Job Vacancy Survey. At the same time 198,700 jobs were estimated to be manned and the job vacancy rate therefore 1.3%.
  • Register based employment in March 2020 29/06/2020
    Employment statistics for individuals aged 16-74 for the first quarter of 2020 show a decrease compared to the same period in 2019. The overall decrease was 2,2% and 3,6% in March. Regionally, the largest decrease for March compared to March 2019 was 6,2% in Reykjanes. Statistics have been updated.
  • Unemployment 9.9% in May 25/06/2020
    Similar unemployment rates have not been seen since 2009-2011, when the unemployment rate increased following the financial crisis in 2008.
  • Reduction in the number of employed persons in January and February 12/06/2020
    The number of employed people in Iceland aged 16-74 years in January and February 2020 was 190,141 on average. This is a decrease by 1.4% compared to the same period in 2019.
  • Unemployment 7% in April 28/05/2020
    Based on monthly unadjusted measures from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey the number of active individuals from the age of 16-74 on the labour market was estimated to be 195,000 (±6,300).