26 January 2015

Population in the 4th quarter 2014

The population of Iceland at the end of the 4th quarter 2014 was 329,040, the number of males was 165,150 and females 163,890. The population increased by 870 from the previous quarter. Foreign citizens were 24,230 by the end of the 4th quarter 2014. Inhabitants of the capital region were 211,230. More
23 January 2015

Book publishing 2012

Books published per capita has, however, declined somewhat since in the early-1990s, after a near continuous growth since the mid-1970s (see Figure 2). In the year 2012, 4.2 books were published per 1,000 capita, or some two less than in 1999, but almost the same as in the early-1990s.More
23 January 2015

E-commerce increases considerably with sellers outside of Europe and the United States

Internet usage in Iceland increases by almost two percentage points between the years 2013 and 2014, with 97% of the population being regular users of the Internet in 2014, which is the highest percentage of Internet users in a European country. More
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Hatching of poultry chicks in December 2014
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Meat production in December 2014
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Consumer price index in January 2015

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Unemployment by months
2013-2014, %

4.3% December 2014

Balance of trade

Balance of trade 2013-2014 (billion ISK)

At current prices


Inflation 2011-2014 (Consumer price index, annualized rates,
12 months, %)

0.8% inflation, Dec. 2014

Economic growth

Economic growth 2011-2013 (GDP, volume change on previous year)

Key figures

Key Figures

Population 1. Jan 2014

Economic growth 2013 3.5
GDP 2013 MISK 1,873,013
CPI - December  422.3
Wage index, Dec.  494.6
BCI - for February 2015  123.3
PPI - November 215.8
Fish catches, Dec. t. 47,657, Nov. MISK 5,227
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