Denmark Unemployment Rate  2007-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Denmark increased to 4.5 percent in July of 2017 from 4.3 percent in each of the previous 6 months. It is the highest rate since August of 2015 as the number of unemployed went up to 121.1 thousand from 116.4 thousand. However, the increase in the jobless rate is mostly due to changes in the computation method, including new data sources for the calculation of the available unemployment benefit recipients. Unemployment Rate in Denmark averaged 4.83 percent from 2007 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6.20 percent in August of 2010 and a record low of 2.40 percent in May of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-07 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.3% 4.3% 4.3%
2017-08-11 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.3% 4.3% 4.3%
2017-09-12 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.5% 4.3% 4.3%
2017-10-12 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.5% 4.3%
2017-11-13 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.3%
2017-12-12 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.3%


Denmark Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.30 6.20 2.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2730.00 2696.00 2838.00 2579.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 121138.40 116447.20 165994.20 66578.30 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.40 2.50 0.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 10.80 17.40 5.40 percent [+]
Productivity 128.15 128.11 128.15 99.11 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 106.30 106.63 106.63 68.86 Index Points [+]
Wages 39574.89 38957.98 39574.89 35381.53 DKK/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 138.10 135.10 138.10 66.00 Index Points [+]
Population 5.75 5.71 5.75 4.57 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Full Time Employment 1993.10 2027.90 2212.40 1922.90 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.40 1.30 -1.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.00 64.70 70.20 63.00 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 701.70 717.20 748.00 480.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 28423.00 30227.00 31840.00 15507.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 69.00 68.90 72.80 67.70 percent [+]


Denmark Unemployment Rate Notes

In Denmark, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Denmark Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Denmark Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.50 4.30 6.20 2.40 2007 - 2017 percent Monthly
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