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Economics: Key Tables from OECD

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Keywords: main indicators, economics, national accounts
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2012 Harmonised unemployment rates 2012/12

As percentage of civilian labour force, seasonally adjusted

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Economics: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2074-384x - © OECD 2012

Harmonised unemployment rates
As percentage of civilian labour force, seasonally adjusted
‌‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
 May 
 Jun 
 Jul 
 Aug 
 Sep 
 Oct 
Australia
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
Austria
4.4
 
4.1
 
4.3
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
Belgium
8.3
 
7.2
 
7.4
 
7.5
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
7.5
 
Canada
8.0
 
7.5
 
7.3
 
7.2
 
7.3
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
Chile
8.2
 
7.1
 
6.3
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
6.2
 
6.4
 
..
 
Czech Republic
7.3
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
7.3
 
Denmark
7.5
 
7.6
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
7.7
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
7.7
 
Estonia
16.9
 
12.6
 
10.0
 
9.9
 
10.0
 
9.9
 
9.6
 
..
 
Finland
8.4
 
7.8
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
7.8
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
France
9.7
 
9.6
 
10.2
 
10.4
 
10.5
 
10.6
 
10.7
 
10.7
 
Germany
7.1
 
6.0
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
Greece
12.6
 
17.7
 
23.9
 
24.7
 
24.8
 
25.4
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
11.2
 
11.0
 
11.0
 
10.8
 
10.7
 
10.7
 
10.8
 
..
 
Iceland
7.6
 
7.1
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
5.9
 
5.8
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
Ireland
13.9
 
14.7
 
14.8
 
14.8
 
14.8
 
14.8
 
14.8
 
14.7
 
Israel 1
6.6
 
5.6
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
Italy
8.4
 
8.4
 
10.4
 
10.6
 
10.5
 
10.5
 
10.8
 
11.1
 
Japan
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
Korea
3.7
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
Luxembourg
4.6
 
4.8
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
Mexico
5.4
 
5.2
 
5.0
 
4.9
 
4.7
 
5.0
 
4.7
 
4.9
 
Netherlands
4.5
 
4.5
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.5
 
New Zealand
6.5
 
6.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Norway
3.6
 
3.3
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
..
 
Poland
9.6
 
9.6
 
10.0
 
10.1
 
10.1
 
10.3
 
10.3
 
10.4
 
Portugal
11.0
 
12.9
 
15.5
 
15.8
 
16.0
 
16.3
 
16.2
 
16.3
 
Slovak Republic
14.5
 
13.6
 
13.8
 
14.0
 
14.1
 
14.2
 
14.0
 
14.0
 
Slovenia
7.3
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.4
 
8.4
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
Spain
20.1
 
21.6
 
24.8
 
25.0
 
25.4
 
25.6
 
25.8
 
26.2
 
Sweden
8.4
 
7.5
 
7.8
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
7.8
 
7.8
 
7.7
 
Switzerland
4.5
 
4.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Turkey
10.7
 
8.8
 
8.0
 
7.8
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
7.8
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
7.8
 
..
 
..
 
United States
9.6
 
9.0
 
8.2
 
8.2
 
8.3
 
8.1
 
7.8
 
7.9
 
European Union
9.7
 
9.7
 
10.4
 
10.5
 
10.5
 
10.6
 
10.6
 
10.7
 
Euro Area
10.1
 
10.2
 
11.3
 
11.4
 
11.5
 
11.5
 
11.6
 
11.7
 
Major-seven
8.2
 
7.7
 
7.5
 
7.5
 
7.5
 
7.4
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
OECD-Total
8.3
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
Last updated: 11 December 2012; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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