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

  • Unemployment 5.1% in July 27/08/2020
    Based on unadjusted monthly measures from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey, the number of employed persons in July 2020 was estimated to be 202,600 and 10,900 unemployed and looking for a job. The rate of employed individuals of the population was estimated to be 78.0% and the unadjusted employment rate 5.1%.
  • Register based employment in April, May and June 2020 24/08/2020
    Register-based employment decreased by 5.6% in the second quarter of 2020 compared with the same quarter of 2019, being 191,818 compared with 203,281 a year earlier. Yearly decrease from 2019 was 6.3% for April, 5.2% for May and 5.4% for June. Figures have been updated.
  • Labour force in the 2nd quarter of 2020 20/08/2020
    As was the case with the first quarter of 2020, the second quarter was unusual in many ways as the labour market was characterised by restrictions on work due the Coronavirus (Covid-19). The impact of these factors is to some extent evident in labour force measurements.
  • Experimental statistics: The proportion of individuals between 16 and 19 not in education or employment increases 06/08/2020
    Individuals aged between 16 and 19 not in education or employment numbered 1.164 in November 2018, an increase from 986 in November 2017. The highest proportional change was among 19 year olds, with an increase from 8,1% to 10,8%.
  • Decreased unemployment in June 23/07/2020
    The unadjusted unemployment rate decreased significantly in June from May when it was 9.9%.