Statistics Iceland has published a working paper „Treatment of bias in the CPI“. This paper is a translation of a working paper published in Icelandic 22. March 2019 „Meðhöndlun bjaga í vísitölu neysluverðs á Íslandi
The number of employees in tourism-related industries dropped by 9% in July compared with the same month last year, with approximately 2,900 fewer employees this year. Jobs related to passenger flights decreased by 19%, approximately 1,100 jobs, during this period.
Figures have been updated.
The landed catch of Icelandic vessels in August 2019 was 113 thousand tonnes which is an 8% increase from August last year.