16 September 2014

Total fish catch in August increased by 5.5% between years

The total catch of Icelandic vessels increased by 5.5% in August 2014 over that of August 2013. When a 12 month period from September 2013 to August 2014 is compared to the same period one year earlier there is a 33% decrease in pelagic catch.More
12 September 2014

Wage index in 2nd quarter 2014

Wages have increased 1.9% on average from the previous quarter according to the quarterly wage index in 2nd quarter 2014. From the previous year the increase was 5.4% on average, 5.8% in the private sector and 4.6% in the public sector. The annual increase was 5.5% for the central government employees and 3.5% for the local government employees. More
9 September 2014

Publication on GDP and the public finance postponed

Publication on GDP and the public finance has been postponed. The issue in the Statistical series on GDP and its components will be published on Friday 19 September. The issue in the Statistical series on Public finance will be published on Thuesday 23 September. More
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Upcoming releases

Fáðu áminningu í pósti18.9.2014
Harmonized indices of consumer prices in August 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti18.9.2014
Value of catch January-June 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti19.9.2014
Quarterly national accounts, 2nd quarter 2014

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Balance of trade

Balance of trade 2012-2014 (billion ISK)

At current prices


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

2.2% inflation, August 2014


Unemployment by months
2012-2014, %

3.3% July 2014

Economic growth

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

Key figures

Key Figures

Population 1. Jan 2014

Economic growth 2013 3.3
GDP 2013 MISK 1,786,244
CPI - August  423.1
Wage index, July  484.7
BCI - for September  120.8
PPI - July 201.4
Fish catches, August t. 103.343, july MISK -888
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