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Directorate of Labour News

11.6.2010

The labour market in May 2010

The unemployment in May 2010 was 8,3% or 13.875 in average that is down from 9% in April 2010 and 794 fewer unemployed than in April 2010 and 720 fewer than in May 2009 (8,7%).


News & announcements

17. April 2015

The labour market in March 2015

The registered unemployment was 3,6% in March or the same as in February 2015 but down from 4,5% in March 2014.

13. March 2015

The labour market in February 2015

The registered unemployement was 3,6% in February 2015 or the same as in January 2015 but down from 4,5% in February 2014.


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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