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RSS Tourism

  • Tourism short-term indicators in October 15/10/2021
    Register based employment in the tourism industries in Iceland was 21,586 in August 2021, an increase of 15% compared with August 2020. In the 12 month period from September 2020 to Augst 2021, an average of 14,884 people worked in the tourism industry, compared with just over 21,000 in the previous 12 month period.
  • Experimental statistics: Around fivefold increase in overnight stays at hotels in September 08/10/2021
    The preliminary estimate of the number of overnight stays in hotels in September is 341,700, thereof 63,100 Icelandic and 278,500 foreign. Compared with 63,600 overnight stays in September 2020, there was around fivefold increase from last year.
  • 84% increase in overnight stays in August 30/09/2021
    The number of overnight stays in Iceland in August 2021 increased by 84% compared with the same month last year. Thereof, overnight stays in hotels increased by 149%, in guesthouses by 78% and in other types of accommodation.
  • Tourism short-term indicators in September 15/09/2021
    Revenue from foreign tourists in the second quarter of 2021 amounted to ISK 30 billion, compared with ISK 7.8 billion in the same period in 2020. In the twelve-month period from July 2020 to June 2021, revenue from foreign tourists was ISK 79.1 billion, compared with ISK 333 billion in twelve-month period a year earlier.
  • Experimental statistics: Around fourfold increase in foreign overnight stays in hotels in August 09/09/2021
    The preliminary estimate of the number of overnight stays in hotels in August is 413,300, thereof 65,500 Icelandic and 347,800 foreign. Compared with 176,700 overnight stays in August 2020, there was a 134% estimated increase from last year and around fourfold increase in foreign overnight stays.

RSS Fisheries

  • Fish catch in September was 107 thousand tonnes 15/10/2021
    The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 107 thousand tonnes in September 2021 which is 10% less than in September 2020. In the 12 month period from October 2020 to the end of September 2021 the total catch was just over 1 billion tonnes which is a 2% increase from the previous 12 months period.
  • Value of catch in July 30/09/2021
    The value of catch in July 2021 was 11.7 billion ISK which is 1.2 billion less than in July last year. The value of catch in the 12 month period from August 2020 to July 2021 was 155 billion ISK which is 8% more than in the same period one year earlier. Figures have been […]
  • Fish catch in August was 109 thousand tonnes 15/09/2021
    The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 109 thousand tonnes in August 2021 which is 17% less than in August 2020. Demersal catch was 39 thousand tonnes, mostly cod or 20 thousand tonnes. Pelagic catch in August 2021 was 65 thousand tonnes, mostly mackerel or 63 thousand tonnes.
  • Value of catch in first half of 2021 was 78 billion ISK 31/08/2021
    In the first six months of 2021 the catch of Icelandic vessels was 508 thousand tonnes, 11% more than during same period in 2020. The value of first sale was 78 billion ISK in the first two quarters of 2021, which is 10% more than in 2020.
  • Value of catch in 2020 was 148 billion ISK 25/08/2021
    The total catch of Icelandic vessels in 2020 was 1,021 thousand tonnes which is 2.5% less than in 2019. The first sale value of catch increased by 2.3% between years and amounted to 148 billion ISK in 2020.

RSS External trade

  • A trade deficit of ISK 151.2 billion in 2020 – Final data 14/10/2021
    The value of exported goods from Iceland in the year 2020 amounted to 620.3 billion ISK fob and the value of imported goods amounted to 771.5 billion ISK cif (718.6 billion ISK fob). Thus, there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob value, of 151.2 billion ISK in 2020 compared with a trade deficit of […]
  • Trade deficit of 18.8 billion ISK in September 07/10/2021
    The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 66.9 billion ISK fob in September 2021 and the value of imported goods 85,7 billion ISK cif (78.7 billion ISK fob). Thus, there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob/cif value, of 18.8 billion ISK as compared with a trade deficit of 11.6 billion ISK in […]
  • Trade deficit of 36.3 billion ISK in August 30/09/2021
    The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 55.8 billion ISK fob in August 2021 and the value of imported goods 92,1 billion ISK cif (86.4 billion ISK fob). Thus, there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob/cif value, of 36.3 billion ISK.
  • Decrease in imports and exports of services in 2020 07/09/2021
    In 2020, the value of exports of services was 378.9 billion ISK and the imports of services 309.8 billion ISK. Therefore, the services trade surplus for the year was 69.1 billion ISK compared with 261.4 billion ISK in 2019 at current exchange rates.
  • Trade deficit of 36.2 billion ISK in August 07/09/2021
    The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 55.9 billion ISK fob in August 2021 and the value of imported goods 92,1 billion ISK cif (90.7 billion ISK fob). Thus, there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob/cif value, of 36.2 billion ISK as compared with a trade deficit of 17.5 billion ISK in […]