Denmark Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.91%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.98%, a 0.77% decline from 2017.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.74%, a 0.44% decline from 2016.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.18%, a 0.01% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
Denmark Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 4.91% -0.06%
2018 4.98% -0.77%
2017 5.74% -0.44%
2016 6.18% 0.01%
2015 6.17% -0.42%
2014 6.59% -0.41%
2013 7.00% -0.53%
2012 7.53% -0.05%
2011 7.57% 0.11%
2010 7.46% 1.46%
2009 6.01% 2.57%
2008 3.43% -0.37%
2007 3.80% -0.10%
2006 3.90% -0.93%
2005 4.83% -0.37%
2004 5.20% -0.19%
2003 5.40% 1.12%
2002 4.27% 0.11%
2001 4.16% -0.31%
2000 4.48% -0.67%
1999 5.14% 0.10%
1998 5.04% -0.36%
1997 5.40% -1.44%
1996 6.84% -0.15%
1995 6.99% -1.04%
1994 8.04% -2.68%
1993 10.72% 1.69%
1992 9.03% -0.07%
1991 9.10% -0.07%