News and announcements

19 Sep
19 Sep 2019

Fewer 19 year olds enrolled in schools

The enrolment rate of 19 year olds fell from 68.4% in the autumn of 2017 to 59.9% in the autumn of 2018. The lower enrolment rate is probably linked to the reduced requirements for the matriculation exam and indicates that not all students who complete the matriculation exam in three years enter directly into programmes at the tertiary level.

17 Sep
17 Sep 2019

Treatment of bias in the CPI

Statistics Iceland has published a working paper „Treatment of bias in the CPI“. This paper is a translation of a working paper published in Icelandic 22. March 2019 „Meðhöndlun bjaga í vísitölu neysluverðs á Íslandi

17 Sep
17 Sep 2019

Tourism short-term indicators in September

The number of employees in tourism-related industries dropped by 9% in July compared with the same month last year, with approximately 2,900 fewer employees this year. Jobs related to passenger flights decreased by 19%, approximately 1,100 jobs, during this period.

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Release calendar

  • 20 September 2019 Building cost index for October 2019
  • 23 September 2019 Quarterly wage indices, 2nd quarter 2019
  • 23 September 2019 Monthly wages index in August 2019 and related indices
  • 23 September 2019 Emissions of greenhouse gasses from the Icelandic economy 1995-2017 and estimates for 2018
  • 25 September 2019 New registrations and insolvencies of limited liability companies in August 2019
  • 26 September 2019 The labour market in August 2019
  • 26 September 2019 Earnings by occupations
  • 27 September 2019 Consumer price index in September 2019
  • 27 September 2019 Operational cost per student in primary schools 2018