News and announcements

28 Oct
28 Oct 2021

Unemployment rate was 3.5% in September

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%.

27 Oct
27 Oct 2021

Consumer prices up by 0.59% between months

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.

27 Oct
27 Oct 2021

The producer price index increased by 3.7%

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.

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Release calendar

  • 29 October 2021 Trade in goods, January-September 2021
  • 29 October 2021 Overnight stays in September 2021
  • 01 November 2021 Production in agriculture in September 2021
  • 04 November 2021 Trade in goods in October 2021, preliminary figures
  • 04 November 2021 The labour market, 3rd quarter of 2021
  • 05 November 2021 Operational cost per student in primary schools in November 2021
  • 05 November 2021 Value of catch in August 2021
  • 08 November 2021 New registrations of enterprises in October 2021
  • 08 November 2021 Pension beneficiaries