News and announcements

23 Sep
23 Sep 2021

Lower employment rate for 16-24 year olds in August

The unemployment rate in August 2021 was 5.1% according to seasonally adjusted figures from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey. Seasonally adjusted activity rate was 79.5% and seasonally adjusted employment rate 75.0%.

21 Sep
21 Sep 2021

Employment in tourism fell by half in 2020

In 2020, roughly 12,600 persons were employed in tourism in Iceland according to statistics on employment in tourism and its share in the Icelandic labour market which Statistics Iceland has released for the first time.

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Release calendar

  • 27 September 2021 Insolvencies and prior activity of enterprises in August 2021
  • 27 September 2021 Processing of packaging waste 2019
  • 28 September 2021 Consumer price index in September 2021
  • 28 September 2021 Producer price index in August 2021
  • 29 September 2021 Non-financial institutional sector accounts in 2020
  • 30 September 2021 Overnight stays in August 2021
  • 30 September 2021 Value of catch in July 2021
  • 30 September 2021 Trade in goods, January-August 2021
  • 04 October 2021 Production in agriculture in August 2021