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Economics: Key Tables from OECD

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2010 Harmonised unemployment rates 2010

As percentage of civilian labour force, seasonally adjusted

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Economics: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2074-384x - © OECD 2010

 Harmonised unemployment rates
 As percentage of civilian labour force, seasonally adjusted
 
 
 
2008
2009
2010
May
June
July
Aug
Sep
Oct
 
Australia
4.2
 
5.6
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.4
 
 
Austria
3.8
 
4.8
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.3
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.8
 
 
Belgium
7.0
 
7.9
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
 
Canada
6.1
 
8.3
 
8.1
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
 
Chile
7.8
 
10.8
 
8.5
 
8.3
 
8.3
 
8.0
 
7.6
 
..
 
 
Czech Republic
4.4
 
6.7
 
7.3
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
 
Denmark
3.3
 
6.0
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
7.3
 
7.3
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
 
Estonia
5.6
 
13.8
 
18.5
 
18.5
 
16.2
 
16.2
 
16.2
 
..
 
 
Finland
6.4
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.4
 
8.4
 
8.3
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
 
France
7.8
 
9.5
 
9.8
 
9.8
 
9.8
 
9.9
 
9.9
 
9.8
 
 
Germany
7.3
 
7.5
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
 
Greece
7.7
 
9.5
 
12.2
 
12.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Hungary
7.8
 
10.0
 
11.2
 
11.3
 
11.1
 
10.9
 
10.8
 
10.9
 
 
Ireland
6.4
 
11.9
 
13.6
 
13.7
 
13.8
 
13.9
 
14.1
 
14.1
 
 
Israel 1
6.1
 
 |
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Italy
6.8
 
7.8
 
8.5
 
8.3
 
8.3
 
8.1
 
8.3
 
8.6
 
 
Japan
4.0
 
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
 
Korea
3.2
 
3.6
 
3.2
 
3.5
 
3.7
 
3.4
 
3.7
 
3.6
 
 
Luxembourg
4.9
 
5.2
 
4.8
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
 
Netherlands
3.1
 
3.7
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.4
 
 
New Zealand
4.2
 
6.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Norway
2.5
 
3.1
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.5
 
..
 
 
Poland
7.2
 
8.2
 
9.6
 
9.5
 
9.5
 
9.5
 
9.6
 
9.7
 
 
Portugal
7.7
 
9.6
 
11.1
 
11.1
 
11.1
 
11.1
 
11.1
 
11.0
 
 
Slovak Republic
9.5
 
12.0
 
14.4
 
14.4
 
14.5
 
14.6
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
 
Slovenia
4.4
 
5.9
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
7.6
 
 
Spain
11.4
 
18.0
 
20.0
 
20.2
 
20.4
 
20.5
 
20.7
 
20.7
 
 
Sweden
6.2
 
8.3
 
8.6
 
8.1
 
8.5
 
8.2
 
8.2
 
8.1
 
 
Switzerland
3.5
 
4.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
United Kingdom
5.6
 
7.6
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
..
 
..
 
 
United States
5.8
 
9.3
 
9.7
 
9.5
 
9.5
 
9.6
 
9.6
 
9.6
 
 
OECD-Total 2
6.1
 
8.3
 
8.6
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
Last updated: 15 December 2010
Note:  Next update: here.
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Excluding Chile, Israel and Slovenia.
Estimated value
Source: Labour: Labour force statistics, Main Economic Indicators (database)
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