News and announcements

27 Sep
27 Sep 2021

47% of packaging waste to recycling

The estimated quantity of packaging waste in 2019 was 53,742 tonnes, which equates 151 kilograms per capita. In the same year, 25,406 tonnes of packaging waste were recycled or reused, which translates to a 47.27% rate of recycling.

27 Sep
27 Sep 2021

Five registered insolvent companies in August

There were five corporate insolvencies registered in August 2021, thereof one for a company that was active in 2020. Court recesses took place in August, leading to fewer corporate insolvencies. Figures have been updated.

23 Sep
23 Sep 2021

Lower employment rate for 16-24 year olds in August

The unemployment rate in August 2021 was 5.1% according to seasonally adjusted figures from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey. Seasonally adjusted activity rate was 79.5% and seasonally adjusted employment rate 75.0%.

Key figures

-

Consumer price index in and inflation index in Fetching consumer price index and inflation index...

-

Wage index in Fetching wage index...

-

Building cost index in Fetching building cost index...

-

Producer price index in Fetching producer price index...

-

Population 1 January Fetching population...

- %

Economic growth Fetching economic growth...

- %

Unemployment in Fetching unemployment...

- %

Inflation in , 12 month change CPI Fetching inflation, 12 month change CPI...

Graphs

Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...

Release calendar

  • 28 September 2021 Producer price index in August 2021
  • 28 September 2021 Consumer price index in September 2021
  • 29 September 2021 Non-financial institutional sector accounts in 2020
  • 30 September 2021 Value of catch in July 2021
  • 30 September 2021 Trade in goods, January-August 2021
  • 30 September 2021 Overnight stays in August 2021
  • 04 October 2021 Production in agriculture in August 2021
  • 05 October 2021 Operational cost per student in primary schools 2020
  • 05 October 2021 Operational cost per student in primary schools in October 2021