- Registration entry for subjects
- Reliability and security
- Access to information
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 passenger, freight and mail transport through Icelandic airports. Data on the number of passengers and tonnes of freight and mail is available from 1964, although not quite comparable to the data compiled today.
0.5 Users and application
Various institutions and individuals interested in air transport.
Civil Aviation Administration.
0.7 Legal basis for official statistics
Act on Statistics Iceland No. 24/1913
0.8 Response burden
The data concerning Keflavik airport is delivered once a month to Statistics Iceland. Data concerning other airports is only delivered once a year in connection with the publication of the Statistical Yearbook of Iceland, Landshagir.
0.9 EEA and EU obligations
1.1 Description of content
The data concerning Keflavik airport consist of tonnes of freight and mail to and from the country, and number of passengers arriving and departing the country, as well as number of passengers in transit. The data concerning the other airports in the country also consist of tonnes of freight and mail and the number of passengers for each airport and also show whether those passengers are travelling by scheduled flights, non-scheduled flights or ambulance flights.
1.2 Statistical concepts
2.1 Reference periods
The calendar year.
2.2 Process time
The process time is short as the data is delivered almost in a final version.
The figures for previous year are accessible in the autumn.
2.4 Frequency of releases
Yearly in the Statistical Yearbook of Iceland.
Yearly releases of web tables
3.1 Accuracy and reliability
The data is considered reliable and accurate.
3.2 Sources of errors
3.3 Measures on confidence limits/accuracy
4.1 Comparison between periods
Comparison between years is regarded as reliable.
4.2 Comparison with other statistics
4.3 Coherence between preliminary and final statistics
No preliminary figures.
5.1 Forms of dissemination
Statistics, categorised statistical web tables
Statistical Yearbook of Iceland, Landshagir
5.2 Basic data; storage and usability
The data is received and preserved in Excel format.
5.4 Other information
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