Unemployment rate

This indicator shows the unemployment rate in the Nordic region. The unemployment rate is defined as the number of unemployed persons between the age of 15-64 in per cent of the total labour force aged 15-64. Unemployed persons are persons out of work who are available to start working within two weeks and are actively seeking a job. The labour force is the sum of employed and unemployed persons. Figures may not add up because of rounding. For more information:


Keywords: unemployed, unemployment, unemployment rate, labour force, labour market