According to the first figures, overnight stays at registered accommodations in the year 2022 were 8.8 million compared with 5 millions in 2021 and increased by 77% between years. Icelandic overnights were 21% thereof, or 1.9 millions which is a 4% decrease since the year before. 79% of overnight stays were foreign or around 6.9 million compared with 3.1 in 2021.
The value of exported goods amounted to 101.1 billion ISK fob in December 2022, (101.2 according to preliminary figures) and the value of imported goods was 113.3 billion ISK cif (114 billion). The goods trade deficit in December was therefore 12.2 billion ISK. Figures have been updated.
The value of fish catch in Iceland in November 2022 at first sale was 15.2 billion ISK but was 14,2 billion in November 2021. During the 12 months period from December 2021 to November 2022 the total value of catch was 196 billion ISK, which is 39 billion more than for the same period in 2020-2021. Figures have been updated.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI), based on prices in January 2023, is 569.4 points (May 1988=100), 0.85% higher than in the previous month. The CPI less housing cost is 470.9 points, 0.88% higher than in December 2022.