Revenue from foreign tourists during the second quarter of 2023 was 160 billion ISK compared with the same period last year when it was 113 billion ISK. Revenue from foreign tourists has increased by 64% in the last 12 months when compared with the same period the year before, from 332 billion ISK to 554 billion ISK.
The monthly wage index in August 2023 increased by 0.3% from the previous month and the monthly basic wage index increased by 0.1%. In the last twelve months, the wage index has risen by 10.8% and the basic wage has risen by 10.4%. Figures have been updated.
The harmonised index of consumer prices in the European Economic Area in August 2023 increased by 0.5% from the previous month. In one year, the index has increased by 5.9%. Figures have been updated.
Total financial assets of Iceland’s domestic sector stood at 37,702 billion ISK in year-end 2022 according to preliminary data or 993% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Total financial liabilities stood at 36,694 billion ISK or 967% of GDP. Net financial assets of the domestic sector were therefore positive by 1,008 billion ISK at the end of 2022 but were positive by ISK 1,440 billion the year before.