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

The unemployment rate in Denmark was unchanged by the fifth consecutive month at 4.3 percent in June of 2017. The number of unemployed increased by 447 to 116.4 thousand. The activity rate went up to 68.7 percent from 68.5 percent A year earlier, the unemployment rate was recorded at 4.1 percent. Unemployment Rate in Denmark averaged 4.84 percent from 2007 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6.20 percent in July of 2010 and a record low of 2.40 percent in May of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-02 07:00 AM Apr 4.3% 4.3% 4.3%
2017-07-07 07:00 AM May 4.3% 4.3% 4.3%
2017-08-11 07:00 AM Jun 4.3% 4.3% 4.3%
2017-09-12 07:00 AM Jul 4.3% 4.3%
2017-10-12 07:00 AM Aug 4.3%
2017-11-13 08:00 AM Sep 4.3%


Denmark Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.30 6.20 2.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2696.00 2746.00 2838.00 2579.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 116421.50 115974.90 166389.50 66312.40 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.40 2.50 0.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 10.90 17.40 5.40 percent [+]
Productivity 128.11 124.62 128.11 99.11 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 106.63 106.25 106.63 68.86 Index Points [+]
Wages 39574.89 38957.98 39574.89 35381.53 DKK/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 135.10 134.40 135.40 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 0.50 1.30 -1.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 64.70 64.40 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 68.70 68.50 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 August of 2017.

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