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23 May
23 May 2019

Unemployment rate 4.0% in April 2019

The unadjusted measures from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey show that 211,500 persons 16 to 74 years old belonged to the labour force in April 2019, setting the activity rate at 83.0%

17 May
17 May 2019

Non-financial institutional sector accounts 2017

Household sectors’ gross savings amounted to 6.6% of disposable income in 2017, a 5.4% increase from 2016. Household sectors’ gross fixed capital formation amounted to 7.3% of disposable income in 2017, a 0.7% increase from 2016.

17 May
17 May 2019

Tourism short-term indicators in May: reduction in the number of non-Icelandic passengers to Iceland

Reduction of non-Icelandic passengers to Iceland in April was 19%. A total of 131 thousand non-Icelandic tourists arrived in Iceland in April 2018 while 106 thousand tourists arrived last April. The number of non-Icelandic passengers decreased by 27 thousand between 2018 and 2019. This is the biggest reduction of non-Icelandic passengers within the same months in the last two decades, which is as far back as the monthly data goes.

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Release calendar

  • External trade in services, 1st quarter 2019, preliminary figures 27 May 2019
  • New registrations and insolvencies of limited liability companies in April 2019 27 May 2019
  • External trade in goods and services, 1st quarter 2019, preliminary figures 27 May 2019
  • Selected items of exports of goods and services, 1st quarter 2019 27 May 2019
  • Consumer price index in May 2019 28 May 2019
  • Register based employment, 1st quarter 2019 28 May 2019
  • Number of employers and employees in March, 2019 28 May 2019
  • Producer price index in April 2019 29 May 2019
  • Value of catch in February 2019 29 May 2019