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13 Aug
13 Aug 2018

Number of employees increased in June

During the 12 month period from July 2017 to June 2018, the average total number of employers in Iceland was 17,952 and the average number of employees was 192,000.

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Key figures

454.8

Consumer price index in july and inflation index in september 2018

660.9

Wage index in june 2018

139.9

Building cost index in august 2018

201.7

Producer price index in june 2018

Indices overview

348,450

Population 1 January 2018

3.6%

Economic growth 2017

3.1%

Unemployment in june

2.7%

Inflation in july, 12 month change CPI

Graphs

Created with Highcharts 3.0.7Export chartImmigration of foreign citizensMalesFemales200320052007200920112013201520170K2.5K5K7.5K10K
Created with Highcharts 3.0.7Export chartGDP growth %200720092011201320152017-10-5051015
Created with Highcharts 3.0.7Export chartUnemploymentAnnual average %MalesFemales200320052007200920112013201520170246810
Created with Highcharts 3.0.7Export chartConsumer price index in DecemberAnnualized rates, 12 month %2003200520072009201120132015201705101520

Release calendar

  • External trade in goods 2017 - Final data 17 August 2018
  • Harmonized indices of consumer prices in July 2018 20 August 2018
  • Passengers through Keflavik airport in July 2018 20 August 2018
  • Income statement and balance sheet for agriculture 20 August 2018
  • Building cost index for September 2018 21 August 2018
  • Export of marine products 2017 21 August 2018
  • Breakdown of the monthly wage index in May 2018 22 August 2018
  • Index of pension scheme commitments for public servants in July 2018 22 August 2018
  • Real wages index in July 2018 22 August 2018