News and announcements

27 May
27 May 2022

Five insolvent companies in April with activity in the prior year

There were 30 corporate insolvencies registered in April 2022, thereof five for companies that were active in 2021. There was one insolvency in construction, one in wholesale and retail trade and three insolvencies in other industries. Figures have been updated.

25 May
25 May 2022

Unemployment decreases by 6.1 percentage points between years

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in April 2022 was 2.5% according to results from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey. In comparison, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.6% in April 2021, and had decreased by 6.1 percentage points between years.

25 May
25 May 2022

Deficit in balance of trade in services 5.4 billion for the first quarter of 2022

The exported value of services in the first quarter of 2022 is estimated at 112.9 billion ISK while the imported value of services is estimated at 118.3 billion ISK. Therefore, the deficit in the balance of trade in services is estimated at 5.4 billion ISK compared with a deficit of 8.3 billion ISK for the same period the year before.

25 May
25 May 2022

The building cost index increases by 0.7%

The building cost index in May 2022 increases by 0.7% from the previous month. The price of domestic materials increased by 1.3% and labour costs increased by 0.8%. Figures have been updated.

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Release calendar

  • 30 May 2022 Consumer price index in May 2022
  • 31 May 2022 National accounts, 1st quarter 2022
  • 31 May 2022 Overnight stays in April 2022
  • 31 May 2022 Trade in goods, January-April 2022
  • 31 May 2022 Value of catch, 1st quarter 2022
  • 01 June 2022 Production in agriculture in April 2022
  • 02 June 2022 Income statement and balance sheet for agriculture 2008-2020
  • 07 June 2022 New registrations of enterprises in May 2022
  • 07 June 2022 Operational cost per student in primary schools in June 2022