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  • The purchasing power of disposable income per capita decreased by 0.3% in the second quarter 29/09/2021
    Household gross disposable income is estimated to have decreased by 0.3% in the second quarter of 2021, compared with last year’s corresponding quarter. In 2020, the purchasing power of household disposable income per capita increased by 2.5% from 2019.
  • Net financial assets of the domestic sector positive by 963,6 billion ISK in 2020 23/09/2021
    Total financial assets of Iceland’s domestic sector stood at 31,607 billion ISK in year-end 2020 according to preliminary data or 1,075% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
  • Employment in tourism fell by half in 2020 21/09/2021
    In 2020, roughly 12,600 persons were employed in tourism in Iceland according to statistics on employment in tourism and its share in the Icelandic labour market which Statistics Iceland has released for the first time.
  • GDP decreased by 6.5% in 2020 31/08/2021
    Alongside with the publication of Q2 2021 figures of national accounts, Statistics Iceland publishes first preliminary figures for the year 2020, but provisional GDP figures based on the quarterly accounts were published on February 28th 2021. According to preliminary annual figures for 2020, GDP amounted to 2,941 billion ISK, a 6.5% decrease in volume from […]
  • GDP rebounds in the second quarter of 2021 31/08/2021
    After the Covid-19 pandemic triggered a historically sharp economic contraction in the second quarter of 2020, as GDP decreased by 10.5% in volume compared with the same period in 2019, the economy bounced back in the second quarter this year.