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27 Jan
27 Jan 2021

Unadjusted gender pay gap 14% in 2019

The unadjusted gender pay gap in Iceland was 14% in the year 2019 and 13.6% in the previous year. The gender pay gap increased with age and measured 1.9% for employees aged 24 and younger, 13.3% for the age range 35-44 years old and 21.2% for 55-64 year olds.

27 Jan
27 Jan 2021

More than 3,000 employees at insolvent companies in 2020

There were 28 corporate insolvencies registered in December 2020. Thereof, 22 were for companies that were active in the previous year. The number of employees of companies in tourism, that declared insolvency in the fourth quarter of 2020, increased by 54% from the same quarter in 2019.

26 Jan
26 Jan 2021

Consumer prices down by 0.06% between months

The Consumer Price Index (CPI), based on prices in January 2021, is 490.0 points (May 1988=100), 0.06% lower than in the previous month. The CPI less housing cost is 419.3 points, 0.24% lower than in December 2020.

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Release calendar

  • 28 January 2021 The labour market in December 2020
  • 28 January 2021 Health expenditure in Iceland 1998-2019
  • 28 January 2021 Protected areas 1928-2020
  • 29 January 2021 Value of catch in November 2020
  • 29 January 2021 Overnight stays in December 2020
  • 29 January 2021 Trade in goods, January-December 2020 - preliminary figures
  • 01 February 2021 Financial accounts, Benchmark revision
  • 01 February 2021 Material flow account updated until 2019
  • 01 February 2021 Population in the 4th quarter 2020