Iceland Labor Force Participation Rate  2003-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in Iceland decreased to 81.40 percent in September from 81.70 percent in August of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Iceland averaged 81.94 percent from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 84.80 percent in March of 2017 and a record low of 79 percent in September of 2011.

Iceland Labor Force Participation Rate
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Iceland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.30 9.10 0.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 191600.00 191100.00 198600.00 136600.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 6000.00 5000.00 16700.00 100.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 81.40 81.70 84.80 79.00 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.50 0.60 1.70 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.90 10.80 21.50 2.60 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 150.00 208.00 1912.00 73.00 [+]
Wages 553000.00 511000.00 553000.00 380000.00 ISK/Month [+]
Wage Growth 6.00 5.30 11.60 -9.40 percent [+]
Population 0.34 0.33 0.34 0.17 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Part Time Employment 37.70 47.40 47.50 28.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 148.30 132.50 148.30 97.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 78.90 79.60 83.30 73.30 percent [+]


Iceland Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Iceland Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Iceland Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
81.40 81.70 84.80 79.00 2003 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.40 Aug/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.60 Sep/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.30 Jun/17
Canada 65.70 Oct/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 64.20 Sep/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Oct/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Japan 61.10 Sep/17
Germany 60.90 Jun/17
Mexico 59.10 Sep/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13