The unemployment rate in Denmark inched down to 2.4 percent in April of 2022 from 2.5 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest jobless rate since June 2008, as the number of unemployed dropped by 874 to 70,042, due to easing Covid-19 restrictions. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate for people aged 16-24 edged up 0.1 points, and those aged 25 to 29 inched down 0.1 points, while was unchanged for those aged 40-49. Also, the unemployment rate for both people aged 50-59 and those aged 60 to 66 inched down 0.1 points, each. source: Statistics Denmark

Unemployment Rate in Denmark averaged 4.53 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 June 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
2022-04-29 06:00 AM Mar 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
2022-05-31 06:00 AM Apr 2.4% 2.5% 2.5%
2022-06-30 06:00 AM May 2.4% 2.4%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.50 percent Apr 2022
Unemployed Persons 70042.40 70916.90 Apr 2022
Employed Persons 2930.00 2946.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Productivity 113.26 110.53 points Mar 2022
Wages 43576.98 42592.26 DKK/Month Dec 2020
Wages in Manufacturing 151.20 150.80 points Mar 2022
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
2.40 2.50 6.20 2.40 2007 - 2022 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Danish Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2008
The unemployment rate in Denmark inched down to 2.4 percent in April of 2022 from 2.5 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest jobless rate since June 2008, as the number of unemployed dropped by 874 to 70,042, due to easing Covid-19 restrictions. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate for people aged 16-24 edged up 0.1 points, and those aged 25 to 29 inched down 0.1 points, while was unchanged for those aged 40-49. Also, the unemployment rate for both people aged 50-59 and those aged 60 to 66 inched down 0.1 points, each.
2022-05-31
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