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RSS Tourism

  • 13% decrease in overnight stays in January from last year 29/02/2024
    In January 2024, there were 390,000 registered overnight stays in Iceland, which is a 13% decrease from January 2023 (450,000). Overnight stays in hotels were 282,600, which is a 10% decrease from January 2023.
  • Tourism short-term indicators in February 15/02/2024
    Employment in the tourism industries in Iceland was 29,960 in December 2023, an increase of 4% compared with December 2022. In the year 2023, an average of 32,113 individuals worked in the tourism industry compared with 28,707 in the previous year.
  • Overnight stays increased by 16% between years 31/01/2024
    According to the first figures, overnight stays at registered accommodations in the year 2023 were just under 10 million, compared with 8.5 million in 2022, which indicates a 16% increase between years.
  • Tourism short-term indicators in January 18/01/2024
    Employment in the tourism industries in Iceland was 32,536 in November 2023, an increase of 8% compared with November 2022. In the 12-month period from December 2022 to November 2023, an average of 31,976 individuals worked in the tourism industry compared with 28,296 in the previous 12-month period.
  • 6% increase of overnight stays in November from last year 22/12/2023
    In November 2023, there were 524,000 registered overnight stays in Iceland, which is a 6% increase from November 2022 (493,000). Overnight stays in hotels were 360,800, which is a 2% increase from November 2022.

RSS Fisheries

  • The value of Icelandic fish catch in 2023 was 197 billion ISK 29/02/2024
    The total catch of Icelandic vessels in 2023 was 1,375 thousand tonn which was valued as 197 billion ISK at first sale. In tonnes the catch decreased by 3% while the first sale value increased by 1% compared with 2022.
  • Catch in January was 88 thousand tonnes 15/02/2024
    The catch of Icelandic vessels was 88 thousand tonnes in January 2024 which is 20% less than in January 2023. The pelagic catch was 53 thousand tonnes, 31% less than last year. Demersal catch was 33 thousand tonnes, 2% increase from January 2023.
  • The value of catch in November was about 15 billion ISK 09/02/2024
    The first sale value of Icelandic catch was 15.3 billion ISK in November 2023 which is 200 million ISK less than in November 2022. The value of the demersal catch was about 11 billion ISK and the value of pelagic catch just over 3 billion ISK. In the twelve month period from December 2022 to […]
  • Total catch in 2023 decreased by 3% from the year before 31/01/2024
    The total fish catch of Icelandic vessels in 2023 was 1,379 thousand tonnes, which is 3% less than in 2022. The pelagic catch was 946 thousand tonnes, 1% less than in the previous year. Demersal catch was 403 thousand tonnes, 7% less than in 2022.
  • Publication of value of catch in November 2023 postponed 31/01/2024
    Publication of a news release on the value of catch in November 2023, which was scheduled today 31 January 2024, has been postponed until 9 February.

RSS External trade

  • Trade deficit of 20 billion ISK in January 29/02/2024
    The value of exported goods amounted to 79.2 billion ISK fob in January 2024 (88.2 billion ISK according to preliminary figures) and the value of imported goods was 99.2 billion ISK cif (99.0 billion) after revision of preliminary figures. The trade deficit in January was therefore 20.0 billion ISK (10.8 billion ISK). The deviation from […]
  • Surplus in balance of trade in services 28.5 billion for the fourth quarter of 2023 23/02/2024
    The value of exported services in the fourth quarter of 2023 is estimated at 188.3 billion ISK while the value of imported services is estimated at 159.8 billion ISK. Therefore, the surplus in the balance of trade in services is estimated at 28.5 billion ISK compared with a surplus of 28.3 billion ISK for the […]
  • Surplus of trade in services 5.1 billion ISK in November 16/02/2024
    The total value of exports of services in November 2023 is estimated at 57.9 billion ISK, decreasing slightly compared with November 2022, at current rates of exchange. The total exported value of travel in November is estimated at 22.5 billion ISK, having increased by 5% compared with the same month last year.
  • Corrected release: Trade deficit of 10.8 billion ISK in January 07/02/2024
    The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 88.2 billion ISK fob in January 2024 and the value of imported goods 99.0 billion ISK cif (93.8 billion ISK fob) according to preliminary figures.
  • Trade deficit of 28.9 billion ISK in December 31/01/2024
    The value of exported goods amounted to 72.4 billion ISK fob in December 2023 (72.1 billion ISK according to preliminary figures) and the value of imported goods was 101.3 billion ISK cif (101.6 billion) after revision of preliminary figures. The trade deficit in December was therefore 28.9 billion ISK (29.5 billion ISK). Figures have been […]