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Economics: Key Tables from OECD

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2009 Harmonised unemployment rates 2009

As percentage of civilian labour force, seasonally adjusted

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Economics: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2074-384X - © OECD 2009

 Harmonised unemployment rates
 As percentage of civilian labour force, seasonally adjusted
 
 
 
2007
2008
2009
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
 
Australia
4.4
 
4.2
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
5.7
 
 
Austria
4.4
 
3.8
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
..
 
 
Belgium
7.5
 
7.0
 
7.8
 
7.8
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
..
 
 
Canada
6.0
 
6.1
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
8.4
 
8.6
 
8.5
 
 
Czech Republic
5.3
 
4.4
 
6.5
 
6.7
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
..
 
 
Denmark
3.8
 
3.4
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.5
 
6.9
 
..
 
 
Finland
6.9
 
6.4
 
8.4
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
..
 
 
France
8.3
 
7.9
 
9.5
 
9.7
 
9.8
 
10.0
 
10.1
 
..
 
 
Germany
8.4
 
7.3
 
7.7
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
..
 
 
Greece
8.3
 
7.7
 
9.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Hungary
7.4
 
7.8
 
9.6
 
9.5
 
9.6
 
9.7
 
9.9
 
..
 
 
Ireland
4.6
 
6.0
 
12.2
 
12.3
 
12.5
 
12.9
 
12.8
 
..
 
 
Italy
6.2
 
6.8
 
7.5
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
8.0
 
..
 
 
Japan
3.9
 
4.0
 
5.4
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.3
 
5.1
 
..
 
 
Korea
3.2
 
3.2
 
4.0
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.6
 
3.4
 
..
 
 
Luxembourg
4.2
 
4.9
 
6.4
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
..
 
 
Netherlands
3.2
 
2.8
 
3.3
 
3.5
 
3.6
 
3.7
 
3.7
 
..
 
 
New Zealand
3.7
 
4.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Norway
2.6
 
2.5
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
..
 
..
 
 
Poland
9.6
 
7.1
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.1
 
8.2
 
8.4
 
..
 
 
Portugal
8.1
 
7.8
 
9.6
 
9.8
 
9.9
 
10.1
 
10.2
 
..
 
 
Slovak Republic
11.2
 
9.6
 
11.2
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
12.0
 
12.2
 
..
 
 
Spain
8.3
 
11.4
 
18.1
 
18.4
 
18.7
 
19.1
 
19.3
 
..
 
 
Sweden
6.2
 
6.3
 
8.3
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
8.8
 
..
 
 
Switzerland
3.6
 
3.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
United Kingdom
5.3
 
5.7
 
7.8
 
7.8
 
7.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
United States
4.6
 
5.8
 
9.5
 
9.4
 
9.7
 
9.8
 
10.2
 
10.0
 
 
OECD-Total
5.7
 
6.1
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
8.8
 
..
 
Last updated: 17 December 2009
Note:  e: Estimated value. Next update: here.
Estimated value
Source: Labour: Labour force statistics, Main Economic Indicators (database)
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