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18 December 2014

Value of catch in September decreased by 18.1%

The value of catch in September 2014 was 18.1% lower than in the same month 2013. For the 12 month period from October 2013 to September 2014 the total catch value has decreased by 12.5% compared to the same period one year earlier. More
18 December 2014

The building cost index up by 0.1% from previous month

The Building Cost Index compiled in the middle of December 2014 is 120.9 points (December 2009=100), 0.1% higher than in the previous month. Prices of domestic- and imported materials increased by 0.2% (effect on the index 0.1%). The index applies to January 2015.More
17 December 2014

Wages and salaries accounted for 79.8% of labour cost in 2012

In the year 2012 wages and salaries accounted for 79.8% of labour costs in Iceland. Direct remuneration paid in each pay period was 67.2%, direct remuneration not paid in each pay period was 2.4% and payments in kind 0.4% of labour costs. Payment for days not worked was estimated as 9.8% of costs linked to wages and salaries. More
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Fáðu áminningu í pósti19.12.2014
Index for mortgage payment adjustment in January 2015
Fáðu áminningu í pósti19.12.2014
Index of pension scheme commitments for public servants in November 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti19.12.2014
Monthly wages index in November 2014


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Inflation

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


1.0% inflation, Nov 2014

Unemployment

Unemployment by months
2012-2014, %



5.0% October 2014

Balance of trade

Balance of trade 2013-2014 (billion ISK)


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Economic growth

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

Key figures

Key Figures

Population 1. Jan 2014

325,671
Economic growth 2013 3.5
GDP 2013 MISK 1,873,013
CPI - November  421.0
Wage index, Oct.  493.8
BCI - for January 2015  120.9
PPI - October 214.6
Fish catches, Nov. t. 88,060
B.trade, Oct. MISK 10,811
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