Denmark Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2022 was 4.17%, a 0.89% decline from 2021.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2021 was 5.06%, a 0.58% decline from 2020.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.64%, a 0.62% increase from 2019.
  • Denmark unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.02%, a 0.11% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
French Polynesia 13.10%
Spain 13.01%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.38%
New Caledonia 12.27%
Greece 12.16%
Bahamas 10.06%
Panama 8.79%
Barbados 8.20%
Italy 8.09%
Uruguay 7.84%
Chile 7.78%
France 7.45%
Sweden 7.36%
Brunei 7.20%
Cyprus 6.98%
Channel Islands 6.92%
Finland 6.80%
Croatia 6.75%
Argentina 6.49%
Latvia 6.43%
Guam 6.13%
Slovak Republic 6.09%
Puerto Rico 5.97%
Estonia 5.85%
Portugal 5.78%
Saudi Arabia 5.64%
Belgium 5.63%
Lithuania 5.57%
Canada 5.21%
Hong Kong 5.06%
Austria 4.71%
Luxembourg 4.70%
Ireland 4.36%
Switzerland 4.20%
Slovenia 4.18%
Denmark 4.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.98%
Iceland 3.81%
Australia 3.66%
United States 3.61%
United Kingdom 3.57%
Netherlands 3.54%
Israel 3.48%
Hungary 3.42%
New Zealand 3.25%
Norway 3.17%
Germany 2.99%
Malta 2.81%
South Korea 2.79%
Singapore 2.76%
UAE 2.75%
Japan 2.64%
Macao 2.63%
Poland 2.60%
Kuwait 2.48%
Czech Republic 2.37%
Oman 2.33%
Bahrain 1.40%
Qatar 0.10%
Denmark Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 4.17% -0.89%
2021 5.06% -0.58%
2020 5.64% 0.62%
2019 5.02% -0.11%
2018 5.13% -0.70%
2017 5.83% -0.16%
2016 5.99% -0.29%
2015 6.28% -0.65%
2014 6.93% -0.45%
2013 7.38% -0.42%
2012 7.80% 0.03%
2011 7.77% 0.02%
2010 7.75% 1.34%
2009 6.41% 2.73%
2008 3.68% -0.12%
2007 3.80% -0.10%
2006 3.90% -0.93%
2005 4.83% -0.37%
2004 5.20% -0.20%
2003 5.40% 1.13%
2002 4.27% 0.11%
2001 4.16% -0.32%
2000 4.48% -0.66%
1999 5.14% 0.10%
1998 5.04% -0.36%
1997 5.40% -1.44%
1996 6.84% -0.15%
1995 6.99% -1.05%
1994 8.04% -2.68%
1993 10.72% 1.69%
1992 9.03% -0.07%
1991 9.10% -0.07%