28 August 2015

More female headmasters in compulsory schools

In the autumn of 2014 there were 108 female headmasters in compulsory schools in Iceland, up from 68 in the autumn of 1998. A the same time the number of males among headmasters declined by 62, resulting in 63 male headmasters in compulsory schools in the autumn of 2014. More
27 August 2015

Insolvencies decreased by 15% and new registrations increased by 11%

New registrations of private limited companies increased by 11% over the last 12 months, from August 2014 to July 2015, compared to the prior 12 months. There were 2,219 new registrations in that period. The highest increase of new registrations was in Construction, 38% increase over a 12 months period.More
27 August 2015

Consumer prices up by 0.53% between months

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based on prices in August 2015 is 432.3 points (May 1988=100), 0.53% higher than in July 2015. The CPI less housing cost is 400.3 points, 0.50% higher than in July.More
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Value of catch January-May 2015
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External trade in goods, January-July 2015
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Producer price index in July 2015

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

2.2% inflation, August 2015


Unemployment by months
2013-2015, %

3.2% July 2015

Balance of trade

Balance of trade 2013-2015 (billion ISK)

At current prices

Economic growth

Economic growth 2012-2014 (GDP, volume change on previous year)

Key figures

Key Figures

Population 1. Jan 2015

Economic growth 2014 1.9
GDP 2014 MISK 1,993,336
CPI - August  432.3
Wage index, July  523.0
BCI - for Sept.  128.0
PPI - June 221.8
Fish catches, July t. 94,803, June MISK -10,181
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