News and announcements

26 Sep
26 Sep 2022

The building cost index increases by 0.6%

The building cost index in September 2022 increases by 0.6% from the previous month. The price of domestic materials increased by 1.3%, imported materials increased by 0.5%, Labour costs increased by 0.3%. Figures have been updated.

23 Sep
23 Sep 2022

Weather in Iceland

Web tables with weather data from weather stations have been updated. These tables consists of data from 10 weather stations around Iceland. Temperature, wind and precipitation are measured at all stations, barometric pressure is measured at 9 of them and humidity at 8 stations.

23 Sep
23 Sep 2022

The wage index increased by 0.2% in August

The monthly wage index in August 2022 increased by 0.2% from previous month. In the last twelve months the wage index has risen by 8.0%. Figures have been updated.

22 Sep
22 Sep 2022

Unemployment 4.5% in August

The unemployment rate in August 2022 was 4.5% according to seasonally adjusted figures from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey. The seasonally adjusted activity rate was 79.5% and the employment rate 76.0%. Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by 0.4 percentage points between months and the employment rate by 0.3 percentage points.

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Release calendar

  • 27 September 2022 Insolvencies and prior activity of enterprises in August 2022
  • 28 September 2022 Producer price index in August 2022
  • 28 September 2022 Consumer price index in September 2022
  • 29 September 2022 Overnight stays in August 2022
  • 30 September 2022 Value of catch in July 2022
  • 30 September 2022 Trade in goods, September 2021-August 2022
  • 03 October 2022 Production in agriculture in August 2022
  • 04 October 2022 Children in pre-primary schools in 2021
  • 05 October 2022 Operational cost per student in primary schools in October 2022