News and announcements

22 Oct
22 Oct 2021

8,380 vacant jobs in the third quarter

Approximately 8,380 jobs were vacant in the third quarter of 2021 according to the results of Statistics Iceland’s Job Vacancy Survey. At the same time the number of occupied jobs on the Icelandic labour market was estimated to be 222,797 resulting in a 3.6% job vacancy rate.

22 Oct
22 Oct 2021

The wage index increased by 0.7% in September

The wage index in September increased by 0.7% from previous month. In the last twelve months the monthly wage index has risen by 7.7%. Figures have been updated.

21 Oct
21 Oct 2021

Surplus in balance of trade in services 22.8 billion ISK in July

The total value of exports of services in July 2021 was estimated 56.4 billion ISK and increased by 58% from July 2020, at current rates of exchange. The total exported value of travel in July was estimated 29 billion ISK and has been increasing at a considerable rate compared with the same month last year.

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Release calendar

  • 26 October 2021 Insolvencies and prior activity of enterprises in September 2021
  • 26 October 2021 VAT-turnover in July-August, 2021
  • 27 October 2021 Producer price index in September 2021
  • 27 October 2021 Consumer price index in October 2021
  • 27 October 2021 Graduates at the upper secondary and tertiary levels 2019-2020
  • 28 October 2021 The labour market in September 2021
  • 29 October 2021 Value of catch in August 2021
  • 29 October 2021 Trade in goods, January-September 2021
  • 29 October 2021 Overnight stays in September 2021