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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Denmark

Denmark Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 2.4 % Dec/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.9 % Dec/22
Employed Persons 2994 Thousand Person | 2.994 Million Person 3Q/22
Employment Change  0.5 % 3Q/22
Employment Rate  68 % Dec/22
Full Time Employment 2184 Thousand Person 3Q/22
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.6 % 3Q/22
Part Time Employment 699 Thousand Persons 3Q/22
Unemployed Persons 69.4 Persons | 0 Million Persons Dec/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Denmark - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Denmark?

  • Unemployment Rate in Denmark increased to 2.4 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 6.2 % and minimum was 2.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2.4 Dec/22 31.01.2023
2.3 Nov/22 06.01.2023
2.2 Oct/22 30.11.2022
2.2 Sep/22 31.10.2022
2.7 Aug/22 30.09.2022
2.7 Jul/22 31.08.2022
2.5 Jun/22 29.07.2022
2.5 May/22 30.06.2022


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 increased to 11.9 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 17.4 % and minimum was 5.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
11.9 Dec/22 04.02.2023
10.4 Nov/22 09.01.2023
13.6 Oct/22 03.12.2022
12.9 Sep/22 05.11.2022
10.2 Aug/22 01.10.2022
9.9 Jul/22 03.09.2022
8.4 Jun/22 06.08.2022
8.8 May/22 02.07.2022


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 2994 Thousand Person (2.994 Million Person) in the third quarter of 2022. 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
2994 3Q/22 25.11.2022
2978 2Q/22 27.08.2022
2930 1Q/22 28.05.2022
2946 4Q/21 12.03.2022
2916 3Q/21 18.01.2022
2792 2Q/21 11.09.2021
2722 1Q/21 19.06.2021
2768 4Q/20 20.02.2021


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 0.5 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 1.3 % and minimum was -2.2 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.5 3Q/22 07.12.2022
0.8 2Q/22 06.10.2022
0.9 1Q/22 25.08.2022
1.1 4Q/21 19.05.2022
1.1 3Q/21 17.02.2022
1.9 2Q/21 18.10.2021
-0.6 1Q/21 21.06.2021
0.5 4Q/20 20.04.2021


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 68 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 70.2 % and minimum was 63 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
68 Dec/22 03.02.2023
68.3 Nov/22 07.01.2023
68.7 Oct/22 02.12.2022
68 Sep/22 01.11.2022
67.3 Dec/21 05.02.2022
67.1 Nov/21 18.01.2022
66.8 Aug/21 02.10.2021
66.6 Jul/21 04.09.2021


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 decreased to 2184 Thousand Person in the third quarter of 2022. 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
2184 3Q/22 31.12.2022
2185 2Q/22 17.09.2022
2186 1Q/22 25.08.2022
2152 4Q/21 19.03.2022
2119 3Q/21 18.01.2022
2125 2Q/21 25.09.2021
2092 1Q/21 24.07.2021
2128 4Q/20 17.04.2021


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 0.6 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 2.5 % and minimum was 0.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.6 3Q/22 21.12.2022
0.5 2Q/22 10.10.2022
0.7 1Q/22 16.07.2022
0.9 4Q/21 19.05.2022
0.9 3Q/21 17.02.2022
1.1 2Q/21 18.01.2022
1.2 1Q/21 17.07.2021
1 4Q/20 10.07.2021


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 increased to 699 Thousand Persons in the third quarter of 2022. 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
699 3Q/22 21.12.2022
682 2Q/22 17.09.2022
637 1Q/22 25.08.2022
692 4Q/21 19.03.2022
684 3Q/21 18.01.2022
665 2Q/21 25.09.2021
628 1Q/21 24.07.2021
638 4Q/20 17.04.2021


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 remained unchanged at 69.4 Persons (0 Million Persons) in December 2022. The maximum rate was 165994 Persons and minimum was 66578 Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
69.4 Dec/22 31.01.2023
67.2 Nov/22 06.01.2023
65.2 Oct/22 30.11.2022
64.7 Sep/22 30.09.2022
77777 Jul/22 03.09.2022
73261 Jun/22 29.07.2022
71321 May/22 30.06.2022
70042 Apr/22 31.05.2022


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 2022 67 66.5
Wages 2021 6458.385 USD/Month 6317.897
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 67.235 K 74.031
Labor Force Participation Rate Dec/22 71.4 % 71.7

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Jan/23 7.6 % 7.4
Ireland Jan/23 4.4 % 4.4
Luxembourg Dec/22 4.8 % 4.9
Spain 4Q/22 12.87 % 12.67
Iceland Dec/22 3.3 % 4.9
Norway Dec/22 3.1 % 3.2
Belarus Dec/21 3.9 % 4.05
Belgium Dec/22 5.5 % 5.5
Bulgaria Nov/22 4.4 % 4.3
Croatia Dec/22 6.8 % 6.7
Cyprus Dec/22 7.7 % 7.5
Czech Republic Dec/22 3.7 % 3.5
Denmark Dec/22 2.4 % 2.3
Estonia 3Q/22 5.6 % 5.8
Euro Area Dec/22 6.6 % 6.6
European Union Dec/22 6.1 % 6
Finland Dec/22 6.7 % 5.9
France 3Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Germany Jan/23 5.5 % 5.5
Greece Dec/22 11.6 % 11.6
Hungary Dec/22 3.9 % 3.8
Italy Dec/22 7.8 % 7.8
Latvia 3Q/22 6.9 % 6.6
Lithuania Dec/22 8.9 % 8.3
Macedonia 3Q/22 14.3 % 14.5
Malta 3Q/22 2.9 % 2.9
Moldova 3Q/22 2.5 % 2.4
Montenegro Dec/22 20.08 % 19.99
Netherlands Dec/22 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Dec/22 5.2 % 5.1
Portugal 3Q/22 5.8 % 5.7
Romania Dec/22 5.6 % 5.4
Russia Nov/22 3.7 % 3.9
Serbia 3Q/22 8.9 % 8.9
Slovakia Dec/22 5.9 % 5.8
Slovenia Nov/22 5.3 % 5.4
Sweden Dec/22 6.9 % 6.4
Switzerland Dec/22 2.1 % 2
Turkey Nov/22 10.2 % 10.2
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.6 % 9.2
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2021 1.6 % 1.9
Albania 3Q/22 10.8 % 11.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Oct/22 31.12 % 31.53
Kosovo 4Q/21 20.7 % 25.9