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05 Aug
05 Aug 2020

General government expenditure on cultural services among the highest in Europe

General government expenditure on cultural services amounted to 2.5% of Iceland’s total general government expenditure in 2018. In comparison to other European countries, the general government in Iceland recorded the third largest share of total expenditure on culture, after Hungary (2.7%) and Latvia (2.8%).

05 Aug
05 Aug 2020

Students in schools at the upper secondary and tertiary level in autumn 2019

There were 41,607 students in schools above compulsory education in 2019, an increase of almost 600 from 2018. There were fewer students at the upper secondary level but more at the tertiary level. More 19 year olds studied at the tertiary level and fewer at the upper secondary level. Figures have been updated.

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Release calendar

  • 06 August 2020 Fish catch and value 2019
  • 07 August 2020 Trade in goods, July 2020 - preliminary figures
  • 10 August 2020 Price and volume indices for imports and exports 2nd quarter 2020
  • 10 August 2020 Short term indicators in August 2020
  • 12 August 2020 Personnel in compulsory schools in the autumn of 2019
  • 14 August 2020 Fish catch in July 2020
  • 20 August 2020 The labour market, 2nd quarter of 2020
  • 20 August 2020 Harmonized indices of consumer prices in July 2020
  • 21 August 2020 Monthly wages index in July 2020 and related indices