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20 Feb
20 Feb 2019

High growth enterprises during the 2014-2017 growth period

There were 1,608 high growth enterprises measured in turnover and 977 high growth enterprises measured in paid employment during the 2014-2017 growth period. Over 41 thousand persons were employed in high growth enterprises measured in turnover with 1,167 billion ISK by the end of the growth period. High growth enterprises measured in paid employment had over 33 thousand persons employed and 929 billion ISK in turnover in 2017.

14 Feb
14 Feb 2019

Tourism short-term indicators

This release includes updated statistics on overnight stays, VAT-turnover in activities related to tourism, employees in activities related to tourism and latest statistics on spending of foreign travelers.

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Key figures

Consumer price index in and inflation index in

Wage index in

Building cost index in

Producer price index in

Indices overview

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Unemployment in

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Inflation in , 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

  • The labour market in January 2019 21 February 2019
  • Electricity prices in Iceland and in the Nordic countries 21 February 2019
  • Economic forecast, winter - revision 22 February 2019
  • Monthly wages index in January 2019 and related indices 22 February 2019
  • Selected items of exports of goods and services, 4th quarter 2018 25 February 2019
  • External trade in goods and services, 4th quarter 2018, preliminary figures 25 February 2019
  • Harmonized indices of consumer prices in January 2019 25 February 2019
  • External trade in services, 4th quarter 2018, preliminary figures 25 February 2019
  • New registrations and insolvencies of limited liability companies in January 2019 26 February 2019