News and announcements

25 May
25 May 2022

Unemployment decreases by 6.1 percentage points between years

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in April 2022 was 2.5% according to results from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey. In comparison, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.6% in April 2021, and had decreased by 6.1 percentage points between years.

25 May
25 May 2022

Deficit in balance of trade in services 5.4 billion for the first quarter of 2022

The exported value of services in the first quarter of 2022 is estimated at 112.9 billion ISK while the imported value of services is estimated at 118.3 billion ISK. Therefore, the deficit in the balance of trade in services is estimated at 5.4 billion ISK compared with a deficit of 8.3 billion ISK for the same period the year before.

25 May
25 May 2022

The building cost index increases by 0.7%

The building cost index in May 2022 increases by 0.7% from the previous month. The price of domestic materials increased by 1.3% and labour costs increased by 0.8%. Figures have been updated.

25 May
25 May 2022

The producer price index increased by 3.5%

The producer price index for April 2022 increased by 3.5% from the previous month. The production price of marine products increased by 0.1% and the production price of power-intensive industries increased by 7.5%. Moreover, the food production price increased by 1.8%. Figures have been updated.

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Release calendar

  • 27 May 2022 Insolvencies and prior activity of enterprises in April 2022
  • 30 May 2022 Consumer price index in May 2022
  • 31 May 2022 National accounts, 1st quarter 2022
  • 31 May 2022 Overnight stays in April 2022
  • 31 May 2022 Value of catch, 1st quarter 2022
  • 31 May 2022 Trade in goods, January-April 2022
  • 01 June 2022 Production in agriculture in April 2022
  • 02 June 2022 Income statement and balance sheet for agriculture 2008-2020
  • 07 June 2022 New registrations of enterprises in May 2022