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Directorate of Labour News

29.1.2010

The office in Borgartún 7b closes

The office in Borgartún 7b has been closed and EURES and the polish department have moved again to Engjateigur 11 (from 29th of January 2010).

14.1.2010

Unemployment 8.2% in December 2009

The unemployment in December 2009 was 8.2% or up from 8% in November 2009.  There were 13,776 unemployed in December 2009 or up with 419 from November 2009.


News & announcements

15. August 2014

The labour market in July 2014

The registered unemployment in July 2014 was 3,1% with 5.583 in average unemployed in the month or down from 3,2% in June 2014 and down from 3,9% in July 2013.

15. July 2014

The labour market in June 2014

The registered unemployment in June 2014 was 3,2% with 5.717 in average unemployed in the month or down from 3,6% in May 2014 and down from 3,9% in June 2013.


Announcements

Payment slips in electronic form

Unemployment payment slips are not sent out in paper through regular mail anymore (from October 2009). They're only displayed electronicly on your personal account at the Directorates of Labour (Vinnumálastofnun) application website and at the Social Insurance (Tryggingastofnun) website  www.tryggur.is/

More information about access to payment slips here

 

Unemployment

DateMaleFemaleTotal
25 November 20107.9076.01913.926

A specific proviso must be made in the evaluation of the unemployment rate, for example, about 20% included in the number of these figures are receiving part-time benefits.

Confirmation of job search
Unemployment benefits information
 

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