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10. Iceland

Average benefits: 70.9% of prior wages

The average unemployment benefit paid in Iceland is nearly 71 percent of prior wages, according to the OECD. That number jumps to 90 percent for lower-income families that have two or more kids. They also offer assistance for funeral costs, dental bills and children under 12.

People are eligible to collect unemployment if they have been working legally in Iceland for at least 3 months. They can collect benefits for up to three years, the longest of anywhere else on the list.

Source: OECD | Photo: Ilan Arad | Getty Images