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The labour market in August 2018

Registered unemployment was 2,3% in August 2018 or up from 2,2% in July 2018 and up from 1,9% in August 2017.   There were in average 4.259 unemployed in August 2018 or up with 90 from July 2018.

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The labour market in July 2018

Registered unemployment was 2,2% in July 2018 or up from 2,1% in June 2018 and up from 1,8% in July 2017.   There were in average 4.169 unemployed in July 2018 or up with 103 from June 2018.

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The labour market in June 2018

Registered unemployment was 2,1% in June 2018 or down from 2,2% in May 2018 and up from 1,8% in June 2017.   There were in average 4.066 unemployed in June 2018 or down with 24 from May 2018.

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The labour market in May 2018

Registered unemployment was 2,2% in May 2018 or down from 2,3% in April 2018 and up from 1,9% in May 2017.   There were in average 4.090 unemployed in May 2018 or down with 101 from April 2018.

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The labour market in April 2018

Registered unemployment was 2,3% in April 2018 or down from 2,4% in March 2018 and up from 2,1% in April 2017.   There were in average 4.191 unemployed in April 2018 or down with 112 from March 2018.

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The labour market in March 2018

Registered unemployment was 2,4% in March 2018 or the same as in February 2018 and the same as in March 2017.   There were in average 4.303 unemployed in March 2018 or up with 5 from February 2018.

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The labour market in February 2018

Registered unemployment was 2,4% in February 2018 or the same as in January 2018 and down from 2,9% in February 2017.   In February 2017 the unemployment was especially high due to strikes within the fisheries.

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The labour market in January 2018

Registered unemployment was 2,4% in January 2018 or up with 0,2 percent point from December 2017 and down from 3,0% in January 2017.  In January 2017 the unemployment was especially high due to strikes within the fisheries.

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The labour market in December 2017

Registered unemployment was 2,2% in December 2017 or up with 0,1 percent point from November 2017 and down from 2,3% in December 2016.

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The labour market in November 2017

Registered unemployment was 2,1% in November 2017 or up with 0,2 percent point from October 2017 and the same as in November 2016.

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The labour market in October 2017

Registered unemployment was 1,9% in October 2017 or up with 0,1 percent point from September 2017 and down with 0,1 percent point from October 2016.

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The labour market in September 2017

Registered unemployment was 1,8% in September 2017 or down with 0,1 percent point from August 2017 and down with 0,1 percent point from September 2016.

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The labour market in August 2017

Registered unemployment was 1,9% in August 2017 or up with 0,1 from July 2017 and down with 0,1 from August in 2016.

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The labour market in July 2017

Registered unemployment was 1,8% in July 2017 or the same as in June 2017 and down from 2,0% in July 2016.

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Do you have a business idea that you want to develop?

The Directorate of Labour and The Innovation Center of Iceland are offering a workshop for female entrepreneurs of foreign origin in the fall of 2017. The project received a grant from the Immigration Development fund last spring. W.O.M.E.N in Iceland is collaborating in the project.

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New in iceland?

Meetings for newcomers seeking employment every Wednesday at 14:00.

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Labour market in June 2017

Registered unemployment was 1,8% in June 2017 or down from 1,9% in May 2017 and down from 2,0% in June 2016.

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The labour market in May 2017

Registered unemployment was 1,9% in May 2017 or down from 2,1% in April 2017 and down from  2,2% in May 2016. There were in average 3.596 unemployed in May 2017 or down with 227 from April 2017.

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The labour market in April 2017

Registered unemployment was 2,1% in April 2017 or down from 2,4% in March 2017 and down from  2,5% in April 2016.
There were in average 3.823 unemployed in April 2017 or down with 279 from March 2017.

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The labour market in March 2017

Registered unemployment was 2,4% in March 2017 or down from 2,9% in February 2017 and down from  2,7% in March 2016.

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