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The spirit of Iceland - Big cars and Big Spenders

The spirit of Iceland - Big cars and Big Spenders

Iceland is a large country with a population of 286,000 people, 180,000 of whom live in the Reykjavik region. Roughly the same size as Ireland, it is very sparsely populated, with only 3 persons per square kilometre. The statistics are remarkable. Iceland stands out among the Nordic countries. It is the country with the highest employment rate (for women too), the lowest unemployment rate, the highest working age, the longest life expectancy, the highest birth rate and the lowest sick leave rates. Why is that? Where's the magic?

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