News and announcements

29 Nov
29 Nov 2021

Material consumption 16% lower in 2020

Domestic material consumption (DMC) is estimated to have been 6,069 thousand tons, or 16.7 tons per capita, for 2020. This value is 16% lower than the previous year. Between 2018 and 2019, material consumption in Iceland decreased by 18%.

29 Nov
29 Nov 2021

Value of catch in first three quarters of 2021 was 118 billion ISK

In the first nine months of 2021, the catch of Icelandic vessels was 812 thousand tonnes, 2% more than during the same period in 2020. The value of first sale was 118 billion ISK in the first three quarters of 2021, which is 3% more than in 2020.

26 Nov
26 Nov 2021

The number of hospital beds increased in 2020

In 2020, the number of hospital beds was 1,039 compared with 1,009 in 2019. The number of hospital beds per 100,000 inhabitants was 283.5 in 2020 but 279.8 the year before. Small changes were noted in the numbers of rehabilitative, long-term and psychiatric care beds. Figures have been updated.

25 Nov
25 Nov 2021

Consumer prices up by 0.35% between months

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based on prices in November 2021, is 513.0 points (May 1988=100), 0.35% higher than in the previous month. The CPI less housing cost is 432.5 points, 0.16% higher than in October 2021.

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Release calendar

  • 30 November 2021 Overnight stays in October 2021
  • 30 November 2021 Economic forecast winter
  • 30 November 2021 Trade in goods, January-October 2021
  • 30 November 2021 National accounts, 3rd quarter 2021
  • 01 December 2021 Emissions from the Economy updated to september 2020
  • 02 December 2021 Production in agriculture in October 2021
  • 02 December 2021 Consumption of alcoholic beverages 2020
  • 06 December 2021 Operational cost per student in primary schools in December 2021
  • 07 December 2021 Trade in goods in November 2021 - preliminary figures