News and announcements

25 Sep
25 Sep 2020

Half of employees had monthly total earnings between 533 and 859 thousand ISK in 2019

Half of employees had monthly total earnings between 533 and 859 thousand ISK. Every tenth full-time employee received total earnings over 1,128 thousand ISK in the year 2019. Total earnings are the total remuneration per month including piecework, irregular bonuses and various other irregular payments, excluding payments in kind. Figures have been updated.

25 Sep
25 Sep 2020

Never more Ph.D. graduates

There were 4,370 graduates with 4,408 graduations at the tertiary level of education during the 2018-2019 school year, a similar number as in the previous year. Never before have more students graduated with a Ph.D. degree in one school year or 101 graduates.

25 Sep
25 Sep 2020

205 new registrations in August 2020

New registrations of private limited companies in August 2020 were 205, which is a 31% increase from August 2019. Data on new registrations has been updated. Due to summer recess at courts in August, data on insolvencies is not updated at this point.

24 Sep
24 Sep 2020

Unemployment 6% in August

The number of 16-74 year olds active in the Icelandic labour market was estimated to be 208,500 in August 2020, which is equivalent to an activity rate of 81.1%. The unadjusted unemployment rate was 6.0%.

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Release calendar

  • 28 September 2020 Value of catch in July
  • 28 September 2020 Operational cost per student in primary schools 2019
  • 29 September 2020 Consumer price index in September 2020
  • 29 September 2020 Work organisation and working time arrangements 2019
  • 30 September 2020 Pre-primary schools 2019
  • 30 September 2020 Overnight stays in August 2020
  • 30 September 2020 Trade in goods, January-August 2020
  • 01 October 2020 Economic forecast winter 2020
  • 02 October 2020 Register based employment in August 2020