Registered unemployment was 4,8% in January 2020 and increased from 4,3% in December and up from 3,0% in January 2019. There were in average 8.808 unemployed in January 2020 or up with 789 from December 2019.
News 2020 February
“Initiative” (Frumkvæði) is a 3 month project available for unemployed people of foreign origin with good business ideas. The training is provided by the Innovation Center of Iceland. It involves a 6 week training in making a business plan and assistance in putting the plan in action.