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02 Dec
02 Dec 2022

The number of employed increased by 10 thousand between years

In total, just over 209 thousand individuals were employed in the Icelandic labour market in October 2022 according to register-based data. The increase in employed individuals was just over 10 thousand between years, which corresponds to a 5.3% increase. The number of employed individuals with Icelandic background was over 162 thousand in October 2022 while employed immigrants were over 46 thousand. Figures have been updated.

02 Dec
02 Dec 2022

Taxable wages are essentially unchanged from the previous month

The total sum of taxable wages in October 2022 are essentially unchanged from the previous month. The annual changes vary between economic activities. Note that data have not been adjusted for inflation. Figures have been updated.

01 Dec
01 Dec 2022

9% less meat production in October than last year

Meat production in October 2022 was 9% less than last year mainly due to 15% less lamb production. There was a 6% increase in pork production and 7% increase in beef production, while poultry meat production decreased by 2%. Carcass weight of lambs were 5% less than last year and number of lambs for slaughtering 11% less. Figures have been updated.

30 Nov
30 Nov 2022

Continued strong economic growth in the third quarter of 2022

According to the results of national accounts, the estimated nominal value of gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to 997.8 billion ISK in the third quarter of 2022 and its growth (economic growth) 7.3% compared with the same period last year.

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Release calendar

  • 05 December 2022 Operational cost per student in primary schools in December 2022
  • 06 December 2022 New registrations of enterprises in November 2022
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  • 08 December 2022 General government finances, 3rd quarter 2022
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  • 12 December 2022 Short term indicators in December 2022
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