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29 January 2015

Consumer prices down by 0.71% between months

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based on prices in January 2015 is 419.3 points (May 1988=100), 0.71% lower than in December 2014. The CPI less housing cost is 389.2 points, 1.29% lower than in December.More
29 January 2015

Labour Force Survey, 4th quarter 2014

The number of persons in the labour force in the 4th quarter of 2014 was 185,700 corresponding to an activity rate of 80.9%. The number of employed persons was 178,800 while unemployed persons were 7,700. The employment rate was 77.5% and the unemployment rate was 4.1%. More
26 January 2015

Population in the 4th quarter 2014

The population of Iceland at the end of the 4th quarter 2014 was 329,040, the number of males was 165,150 and females 163,890. The population increased by 870 from the previous quarter. Foreign citizens were 24,230 by the end of the 4th quarter 2014. Inhabitants of the capital region were 211,230. More
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External trade in goods, January-December 2014, preliminary figures
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Producer price index in December 2014
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Value of catch January-October 2014


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Inflation

Inflation 2012-2015 (Consumer price index, annualized rates,
12 months, %)


0.8% inflation, Jan. 2015

Unemployment

Unemployment by months
2013-2014, %



4.3% December 2014

Balance of trade

Balance of trade 2013-2014 (billion ISK)


At current prices

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 - January 2015  419.3
Wage index, Dec.  494.6
BCI - for February 2015  123.3
PPI - November 215.8
Fish catches, Dec. t. 47,657
B.trade, Nov. MISK 5,227
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