Publication of a news release on value of catch in 2020, which was scheduled today 3 March 2021, has been postponed until 5 March 2021.
Sale value of sound recordings from distributors increased 18% between the years 2018 and 2019. This is the fourth year in a row where the revenue has increased after almost continuous decline since around the turn of this century.
Meat production in January was 1% less than in January 2020. Pork production increased by 5.6% while beef production decreased by 6.6% and poultry production by 2.6% compared with January last year. Moreover, hatching of poultry for meat production decreased by 14.4%. Figures have been updated.
Accrued-to-date pension entitlements in social insurance amounted to 2,700 billion ISK in year-end 2018 according to calculations from Statistics Iceland, equivalent to 95% of GDP for the year.