In August 2023, there were 1,522,000 registered overnight stays in Iceland, which is a 13% increase from August 2022 (1,347,000). Overnight stays in hotels were 599,200, which is very similar to August 2022.
The value of exported goods amounted to 68.0 billion ISK fob in August 2023 (68.0 billion ISK according to preliminary figures) and the value of imported goods was 107.6 billion ISK cif (107.3 billion). The goods trade deficit in August was therefore 39.6 billion ISK (39.3 billion ISK). Figures have been updated.
The total fish catch in July 2023 was 101.7 thousand tonnes with the first sale value of 14.6 billion ISK. The value of catch in the twelve months period from August 2022 to July 2023 was 198 billion ISK which is a 6.1% increase from the previous 12 months. Figures have been updated.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI), based on prices in September 2023, is 0.35% higher than in the previous month. The CPI less housing cost is 0.18% higher than in August 2023. The CPI is 8.0% higher in September 2023 than in September 2022 and the CPI less housing cost is 7.7% higher than one year ago.