20 October 2014

The building cost index up by 0.1% from previous month

The building cost index compiled in the middle of October 2014 is 120.6 points (December 2009=100), 0.1% higher than in the previous month. Prices of imported materials increased by 0.3% which explains the change in the index. Other subindices had negligible effect. The index applies to November 2014.More
16 October 2014

Fish catches in September 2014

The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 99 thousand tonnes in September 2014 which is a decrease of 14.8% compared to September 2013. During a 12 month period from October 2013 to September 2014 the total catch was 1063 tonnes which is a 22.9% decrease when compared to the same period one year earlier. More
15 October 2014

Statistics Iceland's comments on media coverage on household expenditure on food in the last days

Some misunderstanding has occurred regarding results of Statistics Iceland’s household expenditure survey in various media in the last daysMore
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Upcoming releases

Fáðu áminningu í pósti22.10.2014
Population in the 3rd quarter 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti22.10.2014
Index of pension scheme commitments for public servants in September 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti22.10.2014
Monthly wages index in September 2014

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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)


Unemployment by months
2012-2014, %

4.7% August 2014

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, August  487.4
BCI - for November  120.6
PPI - August 208.6
Fish catches, Sept. t. 99.052, August MISK 4,452
 More key figures
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