6 May 2015

Board Members of larger enterprises are one third women

Managers, chairmen and members of Members of Board of Directors in Icelandic enterprises were 25.5% women at the end of 2014, which is an increase of 0.4 percentage points from last year. The proportion of women in Board of Directors ranged from 21,3% to 22,3% between 1999 and 2006, whereas it has been increasing since 2007.More
5 May 2015

Overnight stays in hotels increased by 14% in March 2015

In March 2015, overnight stays in hotels were 216,900 which is a 14% increase compared with March 2014. Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 86% of the total number of overnight stays in March and increased by 19% compared with March 2014.More
4 May 2015

17.8% use public transportation on a regular basis

In 2014, 17.8% of people living in Iceland used public transportation regularly. There were no significant differences between men and women. The use of public transportation is related to people’s economic circumstances, with 30.5% in the bottom income decile making regular use of public transportation compared to 12.3% in the top decile. More
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Fáðu áminningu í pósti8.5.2015
External trade in goods, April 2015, preliminary figures
Fáðu áminningu í pósti11.5.2015
Short term indicators in May 2015
Fáðu áminningu í pósti11.5.2015
Population in the 1st quarter 2015

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

1.4% inflation, April 2015


Unemployment by months
2013-2015, %

4.0% March 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 - April  427.0
Wage index, March  502.1
BCI - for May  123.2
PPI - March 224.3
Fish catches, March t. 191,873, March MISK 8,301
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