News and announcements

25 May
25 May 2016

Unemployment was 4.9% in April

According to the Icelandic Labour Force Survey the number of persons in the labour force in April 20...

19 May
19 May 2016

Births 2015

Live births in Iceland were 4,129 in 2015. The number of boys was 2,119 and girls 2,010, i.e. 1,054 ...

13 May
13 May 2016

Catch increased by 39% in April

The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 104 thousand tonnes in April 2016 which is 39% more than in...

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Key figures

433.7

Consumer price index in April and inflation index in June 2016

570.4

Wage index in April 2016

131.8

Building cost index in June 2016

200.4

Producer price index in March 2016

Indices overview

332,529

Population 1 January 2016

4.0%

Economic growth 2015

4.9%

Unemployment in April

1.6%

Inflation in April, 12 month change CPI

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Release calendar

  • New registrations and insolvencies of limited liability companies in April 2016 27 May 2016
  • Overnight stays in hotels in April 2016 27 May 2016
  • Consumer price index in May 2016 27 May 2016
  • Economic forecast, summer 2016 27 May 2016
  • Value of catch, January–February 2016 31 May 2016
  • Hatching of poultry chicks in April 2016 31 May 2016
  • Producer price index in April 2016 31 May 2016
  • External trade in goods, January–April 2016 31 May 2016
  • External trade in services, 1st quarter 2016, preliminary figures 01 June 2016