Calculating partial benefits

Parliament has passed a law on partial benefits in the form of unemployment support for workers whose work ratio is temporarily reduced due to the ongoing economic contraction. See further information from the Directorate of Labour. Below, you can calculate the effect a reduction would have on specified wages and ratios. All numbers are before tax.

Current gross wages:
Current ratio of work (%):
Reduced ratio of work (%):
Wages after reduction: 0kr.
Partial benefits: 0kr.
Sum: 0kr.

This calculation is based on information from the Icelandic Confederation of Labour. To point out errors or make suggestions, send an email to

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