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Tourism
Operating income
Operating income in tourism ind
Accommodation
Accommodation
Tourism satellite accounts
Tourism satellite accounts
Passengers
Passengers
Fisheries
Fish products, price indices
Fish products, price indices
Export of marine products
Export of marine products
Operating accounts of fisheries
Financial accounts of fisheries
Agriculture
Meat production
Meat production
Livestock
livestock
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Residential buildings
residental buildings
Innovative enterprises
Innovative enterprises
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r&d
Building cost index
Building cost index

RSS Tourism

  • 3% increase in overnight stays in hotels in December 31/01/2018
    Overnight stays in hotels in December 2017 were 299,400, which is a 3% increase from December last year. Around 72% of all overnight stays were in the Capital region, or 214,900, which is similar to last year.
  • Overnight stays in hotels unchanged in November 22/12/2017
    Overnight stays in hotels in November 2017 were 304,000, which is the same as in November last year. Around 69% of all overnight stays were in the Capital region, or 210,000, which is a 4% decrease compared with the previous year.
  • Overnight stays in hotels increased by 8% in October 30/11/2017
    Overnight stays in hotels in October 2017 were 366,900, which is an increase of 8% compared with October last year. Around 62% of all overnight stays were in the Capital region, or 225,900, which is a 5% increase compared with the previous year.
  • Overnight stays in hotels increased by 3% in September 31/10/2017
    Overnight stays in hotels in September 2017 were 378,300, which is an increase of 3% compared with September last year. Around 55% of all overnight stays were in the Capital region, or 209,900, a 3% increase compared with the previous year.
  • Tourism amounted to 8.4% of GDP in 2016 04/10/2017
    Preliminary data indicate that tourism as proportion of GDP amounted to 8.4% in 2016. In comparison, tourism share of GDP was 6.7% in 2015 and 5.6% in 2014.

RSS Fisheries

  • Publication on profitability in fishing and fish processing postponed 20/02/2018
    Publication in the Statistical Series on profitability in fishing and fish processing 2016, due for release today, has been postponed until Thursday 1 March.
  • Total catch in January was 108 thousand tonnes 15/02/2018
    In the 12 month period from February 2017 to January 2018 the total catch has increased by 273 thousand tonnes, or 27% compared with the same period a year earlier.
  • 70 new fishing vessels in the last 5 years 02/02/2018
    A total of 1,621 fishing vessels were registered at the Icelandic Transport Authority at the end of 2017, 26 ships fewer than in the previous year.
  • Value of catch in October was 11.1 billion ISK 31/01/2018
    The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in October 2017 was 11.1 billion ISK which is 0.8% more than in October 2016. Demersal catch value was 7.8 billion ISK, which is 0.4% less than in October 2016.
  • Total catch in 2017 was nearly 1,177 thousand tonnes 15/01/2018
    Total catch of Icelandic vessels in 2017 was 1,176.5 thousand tonnes, which is a 107 thousand tonnes increase from 2016. The increaese between years is mostly due to more capelin and blue-whiting catch, nearly 197 thousand tonnes of capelin were caught in 2017 compared with 101 thousand tonnes in 2016.

RSS External trade