Transport through seaports

0. Registration entry for subjects

0.1 Name

Transport through seaports

0.2 Subject area

Tourism, transport and IT

0.3 Responsible authority; office, division, person etc.

0.4 Purpose and history

The aim is to collect and disseminate data on transport through seaports.

0.5 Users and application

Various institutions and individuals interested in transport through seaports. A yearly questionnaire from the European Union (EU).

0.6 Sources

The Icelandic Maritime Administration.

0.7 Legal basis for official statistics

Act on Statistics Iceland No. 24/1913

0.8 Response burden

Data is received once a year in connection with the publication of the Statistical Yearbook of Iceland, Landshagir.

0.9 EEA and EU obligations

1. Contents

1.1 Description of content

The data is classified by main categories, i.e: Fuel oil and petrol, pumice, salt, cement, fish oil and fishmeal and marine products.

1.2 Statistical concepts

2. Time

2.1 Reference periods

The calendar year.

2.2 Process time

Process time for the Statistics Iceland publications is rather short. An extensive questionnaire from EU takes more time.

2.3 Punctuality

The figures for the previous year are accessible in the autumn.

2.4 Frequency of releases

Yearly in the Statistical Yearbook of Iceland.
Yearly releases of web tables

3. Reliability and security

3.1 Accuracy and reliability

The data is considered reliable and accurate.

3.2 Sources of errors

3.3 Measures on confidence limits/accuracy

4. Comparison

4.1 Comparison between periods

Comparison between years is regarded as reliable

4.2 Comparison with other statistics

The EU and EFTA countries

4.3 Coherence between preliminary and final statistics

No preliminary figures.

5. Access to information

5.1 Forms of dissemination

Statistics, categorised statistical web tables
Statistical Yearbook of Iceland, Landshagir

5.2 Basic data; storage and usability

Data is received in Excel format and is preserved like that.

5.3 Reports

5.4 Other information

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