Friday March 24 2017
Iceland Unemployment Rate at 3.10 percent


The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Iceland decreased to 3.1 percent in February of 2017 compared to a downwardly revised 3.5 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed fell by 800 to 6,300; the number of employed rose by 1300 to 194,000 and the labour force increased by 500 to 200,300. As a result, the employment rate increased to 80.8 percent from 79.8 percent and the activity rate also went up to 83.4 percent from 82.7 percent. A year earlier, the unemployment rate was slightly higher at 3.2 percent.





Friday March 24 2017
Iceland Three Month Interbank Rate at 5.25 percent


Iceland Three Month Interbank Rate was quoted at 5.25 percent on Wednesday March 22.





Friday March 24 2017
Iceland Foreign Exchange Reserves at 810859.34 ISK Million


Foreign Exchange Reserves in Iceland decreased to 810859.34 ISK Million in February from 855061.37 ISK Million in January of 2017.





Friday March 24 2017
Iceland Harmonised Consumer Prices at 99.10 Index Points


Harmonised Consumer Prices in Iceland increased to 99.10 Index Points in February from 98.50 Index Points in January of 2017.





Tuesday March 21 2017
Iceland Interest Rate at 5.00 percent


The Central Bank of Iceland held its seven-day term deposits rate at 5 percent on March 15th, as widely expected, and after lifting capital controls that have been in place since the global financial crisis in 2008. Policymakers said it is too early to predict the economic impact of this step but it is possible that a better balance will develop between foreign exchange market inflows and outflows, but short-term volatility could increase. Policymakers added that the currency appreciation and low global inflation continue to offset domestic inflationary pressures.





Monday March 20 2017
Iceland Full Time Employment at 134.70 Thousand


Full Time Employment in Iceland decreased to 134.70 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 143.70 Thousand in the third quarter of 2016.





Monday March 20 2017
Iceland Gold Reserves at 1.98 Tonnes


Gold Reserves in Iceland remained unchanged at 1.98 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 1.98 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2016.





Monday March 20 2017
Iceland Part Time Employment at 45.60 Thousand


Part Time Employment in Iceland increased to 45.60 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 39.80 Thousand in the third quarter of 2016.





Monday March 20 2017
Iceland | Credit Rating at 55.45


S&P Global Ratings has raised its Iceland's long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating by one notch to 'A' from 'A-', as the recent lifting of most of the remaining capital controls and the conclusion of an agreement with the owners of offshore krona assets strengthen country's external profile. The outlook is stable. Fitch's credit rating for Iceland was last reported at BBB+ with positive outlook.





Friday March 17 2017
Iceland Fiscal Expenditure at 196163.00 ISK Million


Fiscal Expenditure in Iceland increased to 196163 ISK Million in December from 52957 ISK Million in November of 2016.