22 October 2014

The wage index in September 2014 is 0.7% higher than in the previous month

The wage index in September 2014 is 490.6 points, 0.7% higher than in the previous month. In the last twelve months the monthly wage index has risen by 6.2%. More
22 October 2014

Population in the 3rd quarter 2014

The population of Iceland at the end of the 3rd quarter 2014 was 328,170, 164,710 males and 163,460 females. The population increased by 1,130 from the previous quarter. Foreign citizens were 23,840 by the end of the 3rd quarter 2014. Inhabitants of the capital region were 210,660.More
22 October 2014

Unemployment was 4.1% in September

According to the Icelandic Labour Force Survey the number of persons in the labour force in September 2014 was 183,200. Of those in the labour force 175,700 persons were employed and 7,500 persons were unemployed.More
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Fáðu áminningu í pósti28.10.2014
Financial accounts 2003-2013
Fáðu áminningu í pósti29.10.2014
New registrations and insolvencies in September 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti29.10.2014
Consumer price index in October 2014

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Unemployment by months
2012-2014, %

4.1% September 2014

Balance of trade

Balance of trade 2012-2014 (billion ISK)

At current prices


Inflation 2011-2014 (Consumer price index, annualized rates,
12 months, %)

1.8% inflation, September 2014

Economic growth

Economic growth 2011-2013 (GDP, volume change on previous year)

Key figures

Key Figures

Population 1. Jan 2014

Economic growth 2013 3.5
GDP 2013 MISK 1,873,013
CPI - September  422.6
Wage index, Sept.  490.6
BCI - for November  120.6
PPI - August 208.6
Fish catches, Sept. t. 99.052, August MISK 4,452
 More key figures
Census 2011
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