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28 Jan
28 Jan 2022

Consumer prices up by 0.50% between months

The Consumer Price Index (CPI), based on prices in January 2022, is 517.9 points, 0.50% higher than in the previous month. The CPI less housing cost is 434.8 points, 0.16% higher than in December 2021.

28 Jan
28 Jan 2022

The producer price index decreased by 3.5%

The producer price index for December 2021 decreased by 3.5% from the previous month. The production price of marine products decreased by 1.8% and the production price of power-intensive industries decreased by 9.2%. The food production price, however, increased by 1.8%. Figures have been updated.

27 Jan
27 Jan 2022

Unemployment rate was 4.2% in December

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in December 2021 was 4.6% according to figures from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey. The seasonally adjusted activity rate was 79.2% and the seasonally adjusted employment rate 75.5%.

27 Jan
27 Jan 2022

The average age of fishing vessels getting higher

A total of 1,549 Icelandic fishing vessels were registered at the end of 2021 of which 815 were undecked boats, 758 decked ships and 41 trawlers. The number of fishing vessels decreased by 12 compared with 2020 and by 444 since 2000. The average age of fishing vessels is getting higher except for trawlers where it is 22 years. Figures have been updated.

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Release calendar

  • 31 January 2022 Trade in goods, January-December 2021, preliminary figures
  • 31 January 2022 Value of catch in November 2021
  • 31 January 2022 Overnight stays in December 2021
  • 01 February 2022 Production in agriculture in December 2021
  • 03 February 2022 The labour market, 4th quarter 2021
  • 04 February 2022 Media revenue 2020
  • 04 February 2022 Insolvencies and prior activity of enterprises in December 2021
  • 07 February 2022 Operational cost per student in primary schools in February 2022
  • 07 February 2022 Trade in goods in January 2022, preliminary figures