Friday - 4 September 2009
No. 136/2009

Quarterly national accounts, 2nd quarter 2009

Statistics Iceland now releases a new issue of Statistical Series. This issue presents the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2nd quarter of 2009. In real terms, seasonally adjusted GDP in the 2nd quarter of 2009 decreased by 2.0% from the previous quarter. Over the same period total domestic expenditure decreased by 4.3% in real terms. Government final consumption in-creased by 0.5% while household final consumption decreased by 1.2% and gross fixed capital formation by 2.2%. Exports rose by 0.4% while imports fell by 4.4% in the 2nd quarter of 2009 as compared with the 1st quarter 2009.

In the first half of the year GDP decreased, in real terms, by 5.5% compared to the first six months of 2008.

Quarterly national accounts, 2st quarter 2009 - Statistical Seris

Statistics (see Quarterly GDP 1997-2009)

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