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Economics: Key Tables from OECD

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2013 Harmonised unemployment rates 2013/12

As percentage of civilian labour force, seasonally adjusted

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Economics: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2074-384x - © OECD 2013

Harmonised unemployment rates
As percentage of active population, seasonally adjusted
‌‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
 May 
 Jun 
 Jul 
 Aug 
 Sep 
 Oct 
Australia
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
Austria
4.1
 
4.4
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.8
 
5.0
 
4.9
 
4.8
 
Belgium
7.2
 
7.6
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
8.8
 
8.9
 
9.0
 
Canada
7.5
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
Chile
7.1
 
6.4
 
5.9
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
5.7
 
..
 
Czech Republic
6.7
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
Denmark
7.6
 
7.5
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
Estonia
12.6
 
10.1
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.4
 
8.8
 
..
 
Finland
7.8
 
7.7
 
8.1
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.1
 
8.1
 
France
9.6
 
10.2
 
10.8
 
10.9
 
11.0
 
11.0
 
11.1
 
10.9
 
Germany
6.0
 
5.5
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
Greece
17.7
 
24.3
 
27.5
 
27.4
 
27.3
 
27.3
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
11.0
 
10.9
 
10.4
 
10.4
 
10.2
 
10.1
 
10.1
 
..
 
Iceland
7.1
 
6.0
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
Ireland
14.7
 
14.7
 
13.8
 
13.6
 
13.2
 
12.8
 
12.7
 
12.6
 
Israel 1
5.6
 
6.9
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.2
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
Italy
8.4
 
10.7
 
12.2
 
12.1
 
12.1
 
12.4
 
12.5
 
12.5
 
Japan
4.6
 
4.4
 
4.1
 
3.9
 
3.8
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
Korea
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
Luxembourg
4.8
 
5.1
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.9
 
Mexico
5.2
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
5.0
 
4.9
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
4.9
 
Netherlands
4.5
 
5.3
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
New Zealand
6.5
 
6.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Norway
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.5
 
3.3
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
..
 
Poland
9.7
 
10.1
 
10.5
 
10.4
 
10.3
 
10.2
 
10.2
 
10.2
 
Portugal
12.9
 
15.9
 
16.9
 
16.6
 
16.2
 
16.0
 
15.8
 
15.7
 
Slovak Republic
13.7
 
14.0
 
14.2
 
14.2
 
14.0
 
14.0
 
13.9
 
13.9
 
Slovenia
8.2
 
8.9
 
10.7
 
10.5
 
10.3
 
10.3
 
10.2
 
10.1
 
Spain
21.6
 
25.1
 
26.4
 
26.5
 
26.6
 
26.6
 
26.6
 
26.7
 
Sweden
7.8
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
7.8
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
Switzerland
4.0
 
4.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Turkey
8.8
 
8.2
 
8.7
 
8.7
 
9.0
 
9.1
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
8.0
 
7.9
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
United States
9.0
 
8.1
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.4
 
7.3
 
7.2
 
7.3
 
European Union
9.7
 
10.5
 
11.0
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
Euro Area
10.1
 
11.4
 
12.1
 
12.1
 
12.1
 
12.1
 
12.2
 
12.1
 
Major-seven
7.7
 
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
OECD-Total
8.0
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
Last updated: 10 December 2013; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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Source: Labour force statistics, Main Economic Indicators (database)
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