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26 November 2014

Unemployment was 5% in October

According to the Icelandic Labour Force Survey the number of persons in the labour force in October 2014 was 189,300. Of those in the labour force 179,800 persons were employed and 9,500 persons were unemployed. The activity rate was 81.9%, the employment rate was 77.8% and the unemployment rate was 4%. More
26 November 2014

Consumer prices down by 0.52% between months

The Consumer Price Index based on prices in November 2014 is 421.0 points (May 1988=100), 0.52% lower than in October 2014. The CPI less housing cost is 393.4 points, 0.61% lower than in October. More
21 November 2014

The wage index in October 2014 is 0.6% higher than in the previous month

The wage index in October 2014 is 493.8 points, 0.6% higher than in the previous month. In the last twelve months the monthly wage index has risen by 6.6%. More
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12 months, %)


1.0% inflation, Nov 2014

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5.0% October 2014

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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 December  120.8
PPI - September 212.2
Fish catches, Oct. t. 97,385
B.trade, Sept. MISK -10,480
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