0. Registration entry for subjects

0.1 Name


0.2 Subject area

Tourism, transport and IT

0.3 Responsible authority; office, division, person etc.

0.4 Purpose and history

The aim is to collect and disseminate data on aircrafts. Statistics are available from 1950.

0.5 Users and application

Various institutions and individuals interested in aircrafts.

0.6 Sources

Civil Aviation Administration.

0.7 Legal basis for official statistics

Act on Statistics Iceland No. 24/1913

0.8 Response burden

Once a year the data is delivered to Statistics Iceland.

0.9 EEA and EU obligations

1. Contents

1.1 Description of content

The data consist of the number of aircrafts by types and by weight.

1.2 Statistical concepts

Weight of aircrafts is in Maximum take off mass (MTOM tons )

2. Time

2.1 Reference periods

1 of January each year.

2.2 Process time

The data is received almost in a final version so the process time is short.

2.3 Punctuality

The figures for 1 of January are accessible in the autumn the same year.

2.4 Frequency of releases

Yearly in the Statistical Yearbook of Iceland.
Yearly releases of web tables

3. Reliability and security

3.1 Accuracy and reliability

The data is considered reliable and accurate.

3.2 Sources of errors

3.3 Measures on confidence limits/accuracy

4. Comparison

4.1 Comparison between periods

Comparison between years is regarded as reliable

4.2 Comparison with other statistics

4.3 Coherence between preliminary and final statistics

No preliminary figures.

5. Access to information

5.1 Forms of dissemination

Statistics, categorised statistical web tables
Statistical Yearbook of Iceland, Landshagir

5.2 Basic data; storage and usability

Data is received in Excel format and is preserved like that.

5.3 Reports

5.4 Other information

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