News and announcements

23 Feb
23 Feb 2024

Surplus in balance of trade in services 28.5 billion for the fourth quarter of 2023

The value of exported services in the fourth quarter of 2023 is estimated at 188.3 billion ISK while the value of imported services is estimated at 159.8 billion ISK. Therefore, the surplus in the balance of trade in services is estimated at 28.5 billion ISK compared with a surplus of 28.3 billion ISK for the same period the year before.

23 Feb
23 Feb 2024

The building cost index increases by 0.1%

The building cost index in February 2024 increases by 0.1% from the previous month. The price of imported materials decreased by 0.1%, while the price of domestic materials increased by 0.3%. Moreover, cost of machinery, transport and energy consumption increased by 0.2%. Figures have been updated.

23 Feb
23 Feb 2024

The producer price index decreased by 0.4%

The producer price index for January 2024 decreased by 0.4% from the previous month. The production price of marine products decreased by 0.2% and the production price of power-intensive industries decreased by 2.9%. The food production price increased by 0.8%. Figures have been updated.

22 Feb
22 Feb 2024

The number of old pension beneficiaries increased by 4% in 2022

The number of old age pension beneficiaries was 55,295 in December 2022, having increased by 4.0% from the previous year. Disability pension beneficiaries were 20,273 and increased by 2.1%. In 2022 disability pension beneficiaries were 7.6% of the total population in the age group 18-66 years, a similar proportion as in the previous year. Figures have been updated.

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Release calendar

  • 26 February 2024 Harmonised indices of consumer prices in January 2024
  • 28 February 2024 Consumer price index in February 2024
  • 29 February 2024 Trade in goods in January 2024
  • 29 February 2024 Overnight stays in January 2024
  • 29 February 2024 The share of tourism in GDP 2023 - Provisional estimates
  • 29 February 2024 National accounts 2023 - Provisional estimates
  • 29 February 2024 Value of catch in 2023 - Preliminary figures
  • 01 March 2024 Producton in agriculture in January 2024
  • 05 March 2024 Operational cost per student in primary schools in March 2024