Denmark Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2022 was 4.43%, a 0.61% decline from 2021.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2021 was 5.04%, a 0.6% decline from 2020.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.64%, a 0.62% increase from 2019.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.02%, a 0.11% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Spain 12.92%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.86%
Greece 12.43%
French Polynesia 11.80%
New Caledonia 11.03%
Bahamas 10.09%
Barbados 8.50%
Chile 8.25%
Italy 8.07%
Uruguay 7.87%
Sweden 7.39%
France 7.31%
Croatia 6.96%
Latvia 6.81%
Argentina 6.81%
Cyprus 6.78%
Finland 6.72%
Slovak Republic 6.14%
Channel Islands 6.03%
Portugal 6.01%
Puerto Rico 6.00%
Lithuania 5.96%
Saudi Arabia 5.59%
Estonia 5.57%
Guam 5.57%
Belgium 5.56%
Austria 4.99%
Luxembourg 4.58%
Ireland 4.48%
Brunei 4.45%
Denmark 4.43%
Hong Kong 4.32%
Switzerland 4.30%
Slovenia 4.01%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.81%
Iceland 3.79%
United Kingdom 3.73%
Australia 3.70%
Israel 3.70%
Hungary 3.61%
Singapore 3.59%
Netherlands 3.52%
New Zealand 3.30%
Norway 3.23%
Germany 3.14%
UAE 2.97%
Malta 2.92%
Poland 2.89%
South Korea 2.86%
Japan 2.60%
Macao 2.41%
Czech Republic 2.22%
Kuwait 2.20%
Oman 1.53%
Bahrain 1.34%
Qatar 0.13%
Aruba 0.00%
Curacao 0.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 0.00%
Seychelles 0.00%
Greenland 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Liechtenstein 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Isle of Man 0.00%
British Virgin Islands 0.00%
Bermuda 0.00%
Faroe Islands 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Andorra 0.00%
Cayman Islands 0.00%
St. Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Denmark Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 4.43% -0.61%
2021 5.04% -0.60%
2020 5.64% 0.62%
2019 5.02% -0.11%
2018 5.13% -0.70%
2017 5.83% -0.16%
2016 5.99% -0.29%
2015 6.28% -0.65%
2014 6.93% -0.45%
2013 7.38% -0.42%
2012 7.80% 0.03%
2011 7.77% 0.02%
2010 7.75% 1.34%
2009 6.41% 2.73%
2008 3.68% -0.12%
2007 3.80% -0.10%
2006 3.90% -0.93%
2005 4.83% -0.37%
2004 5.20% -0.20%
2003 5.40% 1.13%
2002 4.27% 0.11%
2001 4.16% -0.32%
2000 4.48% -0.66%
1999 5.14% 0.10%
1998 5.04% -0.36%
1997 5.40% -1.44%
1996 6.84% -0.15%
1995 6.99% -1.05%
1994 8.04% -2.68%
1993 10.72% 1.69%
1992 9.03% -0.07%
1991 9.10% 9.10%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%