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%.
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.
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.
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.