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AM02020 Unemployment by sex, age, region and month (1995-2024)

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Statistics Faroe Islands:
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The unemployment figures are based on administration registers of Unemployment Insurance and Social Security
In Nov. 2005 and Dec. 2015 data breaks occur due to a changes in estimation method


Affected by unemployment

Number of persons unemployed at least one day that month. Before Dec. 2015 this was calculates as average of registered persons.

Full time unemployed

Unemployment calculated as full time equivalents, as some persons are not unemployed the complete periode

Unemployment rate

Not seasonally adjusted


Streymoyar region

As of Dec 2015 replaced við N-Streymoy and S-Streymoy

Suðurstreymoyar region

Includes Hestur, Koltur and Nólsoy

Vága region

Includes Mykines

Sandoyar region

Includes Skúgvoy and Stóra Dímun