Denmark: Unemployment rate

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 Denmark

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 5.6
 Reference April 2024
 Measure percent
 Data availability January 1983 - April 2024
 Average 6.04
 Min - Max 3.1 - 10.3
 Source Eurostat
For that indicator, we provide data for Denmark from January 1983 to April 2024. The average value for Denmark during that period was 6.04 percent with a minimum of 3.1 percent in December 2007 and a maximum of 10.3 percent in February 1993. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Denmark - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Denmark - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 1983-2024
Measure: percent
Source: Eurostat


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Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 3.17 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.43 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 4.79 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 4.87 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 10.95 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 63.61 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.29 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 59.52 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 67.79 2023 percent
 Self-employment 8.58 2022 percent
 Employment 2.99 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 4.80 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 108.70 Q3/2023 index points
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