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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Denmark

Denmark Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.4 % Dec/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.9 % Dec/20
Employed Persons 2768 Thousand Person | 2.768 Million Person 4Q/20
Employment Change  1.3 % 3Q/20
Employment Rate  65.7 % Dec/20
Full Time Employment 2120 Thousand Person 3Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 627 Thousand Persons 3Q/20
Unemployed Persons 125560 Persons | 0.126 Million Persons Dec/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Denmark - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Denmark?

  • Unemployment Rate in Denmark decreased to 4.4 % in December 2020. The maximum rate was 6.2 % and minimum was 2.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.4 Dec/20 29.01.2021
4.5 Nov/20 08.01.2021
4.6 Oct/20 30.11.2020
4.8 Sep/20 30.10.2020
4.9 Aug/20 30.09.2020
5.2 Jul/20 31.08.2020
5.5 Jun/20 30.07.2020
5.6 May/20 30.06.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Lars Løkke (2) 28.06.2015 - 4.3000 4.0000 4.5000 4.0000 -6.98%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Denmark - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Denmark?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Denmark remained unchanged at 12.9 % in December 2020. The maximum rate was 17.4 % and minimum was 5.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
12.9 Dec/20 06.02.2021
12.9 Nov/20 09.01.2021
12.3 Oct/20 02.12.2020
11.9 Sep/20 31.10.2020
12.2 Aug/20 01.10.2020
12.2 Jul/20 02.09.2020
12.1 Jun/20 30.07.2020
10.5 May/20 02.07.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Lars Løkke (2) 28.06.2015 - 10.9000 10.1000 12.0000 9.5000 -7.34%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Denmark - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Denmark?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Denmark increased to 2768 Thousand Person (2.768 Million Person) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 2798 Thousand Person and minimum was 2532 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2768 4Q/20 20.02.2021
2748 3Q/20 21.11.2020
2733 2Q/20 22.08.2020
2767 1Q/20 23.05.2020
2798 4Q/19 22.02.2020
2797 3Q/19 24.11.2019
2781 2Q/19 29.10.2019
2776 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Denmark - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Denmark?

  • Employment Change in Denmark increased by 1.3 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 1.3 % and minimum was -2.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.3 3Q/20 15.02.2021
-3.1 2Q/20 21.09.2020
0 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.2 4Q/19 10.03.2020
0.3 3Q/19 05.12.2019
0.3 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.5 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Change  in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Denmark - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Denmark?

  • Employment Rate in Denmark decreased to 65.7 % in December 2020. The maximum rate was 70.2 % and minimum was 63 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
65.7 Dec/20 30.01.2021
65.8 Nov/20 09.01.2021
65.6 Oct/20 05.12.2020
65.5 Sep/20 31.10.2020
65.4 Aug/20 03.10.2020
65.3 Jul/20 05.09.2020
64.9 Jun/20 01.08.2020
65 May/20 04.07.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Employment Rate  in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Denmark - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Denmark?

  • Full Time Employment in Denmark increased to 2120 Thousand Person in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 2212 Thousand Person and minimum was 1923 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2120 3Q/20 12.12.2020
2076 2Q/20 19.09.2020
2114 1Q/20 18.06.2020
2127 4Q/19 15.04.2020
2110 3Q/19 20.01.2020
2108 2Q/19 13.11.2019
2088 1Q/19 29.10.2019
2100 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Denmark - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Denmark?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Denmark increased to 1 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 2.5 % and minimum was 0.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1 3Q/20 19.12.2020
0.9 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.9 4Q/19 21.04.2020
0.8 3Q/19 20.01.2020
0.8 2Q/19 13.11.2019
1 1Q/19 29.10.2019
1.1 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Denmark - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Denmark?

  • Part Time Employment in Denmark decreased to 627 Thousand Persons in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 748 Thousand Persons and minimum was 481 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
627 3Q/20 12.12.2020
655 2Q/20 19.09.2020
652 1Q/20 24.06.2020
669 4Q/19 15.04.2020
686 3Q/19 20.01.2020
672 2Q/19 13.11.2019
686 1Q/19 29.10.2019
698 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Denmark - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Denmark?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Denmark decreased to 125560 Persons (0.126 Million Persons) in December 2020. The maximum rate was 165994 Persons and minimum was 66578 Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
125560 Dec/20 29.01.2021
127738 Nov/20 08.01.2021
131219 Oct/20 30.11.2020
136261 Sep/20 30.10.2020
137804 Aug/20 30.09.2020
148147 Jul/20 31.08.2020
154602 Jun/20 30.07.2020
159354 May/20 30.06.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Denmark by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Denmark

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2018 65 65
Wages 2019 6915.476 USD/Month 6776.491
Job Vacancies 3Q/20 32.58 K 26.165
Labor Force Participation Rate Dec/20 69.7 % 69.9

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Jan/21 11.4 % 11
Ireland Jan/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Jan/21 6.4 % 6.4
Spain 4Q/20 16.13 % 16.26
Iceland Jan/21 8.2 % 7.4
Norway Nov/20 5 % 5.2
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Dec/20 5.8 % 6.1
Bulgaria Jan/21 7 % 6.7
Croatia Jan/21 9.8 % 9.5
Cyprus Dec/20 7.3 % 7.8
Czech Republic Jan/21 4.3 % 4
Denmark Dec/20 4.4 % 4.5
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Dec/20 8.3 % 8.3
European Union Dec/20 7.5 % 7.5
Finland Dec/20 7.8 % 6.9
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Dec/20 4.6 % 4.5
Greece Nov/20 16.2 % 16.4
Hungary Jan/21 4.3 % 4.1
Italy Dec/20 9 % 8.8
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Jan/21 16.4 % 16.1
Macedonia 3Q/20 16.5 % 16.7
Malta 3Q/20 4.6 % 4.4
Moldova 3Q/20 3.4 % 4.2
Montenegro Jan/21 20.37 % 20.48
Netherlands Jan/21 3.6 % 3.9
Poland Jan/21 6.5 % 6.2
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Dec/20 4.9 % 5.1
Russia Jan/21 5.8 % 5.9
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Jan/21 7.8 % 7.6
Slovenia Dec/20 8.9 % 8.6
Sweden Jan/21 9.3 % 8.2
Switzerland Jan/21 3.7 % 3.5
Turkey Nov/20 12.9 % 12.7
Ukraine 3Q/20 9.5 % 9.9
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 3Q/20 11.6 % 12.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Dec/20 33.69 % 33.65
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2