News and announcements

27 Jul
27 Jul 2021

54% fewer employees at insolvent companies in the second quarter of 2021

There were 375 corporate insolvencies registered in the second quarter of 2021. Thereof, 60 were for companies that were active in the previous year, 54% fewer than in the second quarter of 2020. The number of employees of companies that declared insolvency in the second quarter of 2021 decreased by 54% from the same quarter in 2020.

26 Jul
26 Jul 2021

Population in the 2nd quarter 2021: Increase in birth numbers

The population of Iceland at the end of the 2nd quarter 2021 was 371,580, 190,480 males and 181,100 females. The population increased by 1,700 from the previous quarter. Inhabitants of the capital region were 238,170 and 133,410 lived in others regions.

23 Jul
23 Jul 2021

Consumer prices up by 0.16% between months

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based on prices in July 2021, is 503.5 points (May 1988=100), 0.16% higher than in the previous month. The CPI is 4.3% higher in July 2021 than in July 2020.

23 Jul
23 Jul 2021

The producer price index increased by 0.8%

The producer price index for June 2021 increased by 0.8% from the previous month. The production price of power-intensive industries increased by 2.9% and the production price of marine products increased by 0.1%. The food production price was unchanged from the previous month. Figures have been updated.

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Release calendar

  • 30 July 2021 Trade in goods, January-June 2021
  • 30 July 2021 Overnight stays in June 2021
  • 30 July 2021 Value of catch in May 2021
  • 05 August 2021 Operational cost per student in primary schools in August 2021
  • 06 August 2021 The labour market in June 2021
  • 06 August 2021 Trade in goods in July 2021 - preliminary figures
  • 06 August 2021 Production in agriculture in June 2021
  • 09 August 2021 New registrations of enterprises in July 2021
  • 09 August 2021 Local government elections in Múlaþing