The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September 2021 was 3.5% according to figures from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey. Seasonally adjusted activity rate was 79.5% and seasonally adjusted employment rate 75.6%. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has not been lower since in March 2020 when it measured 2.8%.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based on prices in October 2021, is 511.2 points (May 1988=100), 0.59% higher than in the previous month. The CPI less housing cost is 431.8 points, 0.47% higher than in September 2021.
There were 3,447 graduates from 35 upper secondary schools with a matriculation exam during the 2019-2020 school year, 372 fewer than in the previous year (-9.7%). More than one-half (56.5%) of graduates with a matriculation exam were 19 years old or younger, but 15.6% were 20 years old.
The producer price index for September 2021 increased by 3.7% from the previous month. The production price of power-intensive industries increased by 6.7% and the production price of marine products by 3.7%. The food production price increased by 0.8%. Figures have been updated.