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08 Oct
08 Oct 2018

Employment in accommodation and food service activities almost doubled

Almost 200 thousand (199,870) of persons aged 16-74 years were employed in the Icelandic labour market in the second quarter of 2018, according to register data on employment. This is an increase by 11.8% in the last ten years, from the second quarter of 2008 or by 21,016 persons.

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Indices overview

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Created with Highcharts 3.0.7Export chartImmigration of foreign citizensMalesFemales200320052007200920112013201520170K2.5K5K7.5K10K
Created with Highcharts 3.0.7Export chartGDP growth %200720092011201320152017-10-5051015
Created with Highcharts 3.0.7Export chartUnemploymentAnnual average %MalesFemales200320052007200920112013201520170246810
Created with Highcharts 3.0.7Export chartConsumer price index in DecemberAnnualized rates, 12 month %2003200520072009201120132015201705101520

Release calendar

  • Rental cars by registration in October 2018 15 October 2018
  • Young adults living with their parents 2004-2016 15 October 2018
  • Employment and Labour Productivity 2008-2018 15 October 2018
  • Fish catches in September 2018 16 October 2018
  • Harmonized indices of consumer prices in September 2018 18 October 2018
  • Passengers through Keflavik airport in September 2018 19 October 2018
  • Population projections 2018-2067 19 October 2018
  • Building cost index for November 2018 19 October 2018
  • Index of pension scheme commitments for public servants in September 2018 23 October 2018