The unemployment rate in Denmark stood at 2.5 percent in March of 2022, unchanged from the previous month. The number of unemployed dropped by 1,190 to 72,015, due to easing Covid-19 restrictions. Meantime, the jobless rate for men decreased to 2.3 percent (from 2.4 percent in February) while that for women unchanged at 2.7 percent. source: Statistics Denmark

Unemployment Rate in Denmark averaged 4.54 percent from 2007 until 2022, 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. This page provides - Denmark Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Denmark Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Denmark is expected to be 3.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Denmark Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 4.30 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Denmark Unemployment Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-03-31 06:00 AM Feb 2.5% 2.7% 2.8%
2022-04-29 06:00 AM Mar 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
2022-05-31 06:00 AM Apr 2.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 2.50 2.50 percent Mar 2022
Unemployed Persons 72015.20 73305.00 Mar 2022
Employed Persons 2946.00 2916.00 Thousand Dec 2021
Productivity 110.53 110.02 points Dec 2021
Wages 43576.98 42592.26 DKK/Month Dec 2020
Wages in Manufacturing 150.80 151.40 points Dec 2021
Population 5.82 5.81 Million Dec 2020
Labor Force Participation Rate 70.90 70.70 percent Dec 2021
Job Vacancies 62756.00 61672.00 Dec 2021
Employment Rate 67.30 67.30 percent Dec 2021

Denmark Unemployment Rate
In Denmark, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 2.50 6.20 2.40 2007 - 2022 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Danish Jobless Rate Unchanged at 2.5%
The unemployment rate in Denmark stood at 2.5 percent in March of 2022, unchanged from the previous month. The number of unemployed dropped by 1,190 to 72,015, due to easing Covid-19 restrictions. Meantime, the jobless rate for men decreased to 2.3 percent (from 2.4 percent in February) while that for women unchanged at 2.7 percent.
2022-04-29
Danish Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2008
The unemployment rate in Denmark declined to 2.5 percent in February of 2022 from 2.7 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest jobless rate since August 2008, as the number of unemployed dropped by 3,399 to 72,842, due to easing Covid-19 restrictions. Meantime, the jobless rate for men decreased to 2.4 percent while that for women dropped to 2.7 percent.
2022-03-31
Danish Jobless Rate Rises to 2.7% in January
The unemployment rate in Denmark increased to 2.7 percent in January of 2022 from 2.5 percent December 2021, which was the lowest level in 13-1/2 years. The number of unemployed increased by 4,976 to 76,775. However, the increase must be seen in relation to the fact that the jobless rate in December was extraordinary low, as a result of extra holidays, caused by the new holiday legislation. At the same time, the unemployment rate for people aged 60-66 increased 0.4 points, and those aged 30 to 59 advanced 0.2 percent, while remaining constant for those aged 16-24 and for those aged 25-29.
2022-03-03