21st Oct 2016


Jobless rate in Iceland down to 3.3 percent

The unemployment rate in Iceland fell to 3.3% in July, data published by Statistics Iceland on Wednesday showed. Iceland has recovered fast from the ashes of a major banking collapse in 2008 and has one Europe's lowest unemployment rates together with Switzerland's 3.2% rate and Norway's at 3.6%.

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