Unemployment Sixth Lowest in Europe Skip to content

Unemployment Sixth Lowest in Europe

Unemployment has been on the decline in Iceland and the country now has the sixth lowest unemployment rate within the EEA.


Construction workers in Iceland. Copyright: The Icelandic Photo Agency.

The unemployment rate measured 6.0 percent in May, down by 1.6 percent from the same time last year, compared with an 11.1 percent average among European countries and 10.3 percent among European Union member states, ruv.is reports.

Click here to read more about unemployment in Iceland.


Sign up for our weekly newsletter

Get news from Iceland, photos, and in-depth stories delivered to your inbox every week!

* indicates required

Subscribe to Iceland Review

In-depth stories and high-quality photography showcasing life in Iceland!

Share article