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Country statistical profile: Iceland 2016
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Unit
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
41 115
 
39 818
 
38 619
 
39 558
 
40 278
 
42 715
 
43 993
 
..
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
32 826
 
32 455
 
32 420
 
34 541
 
36 349
 
41 800
 
..
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
-1.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
1.5
 
-4.7
 
-3.6
 
2.0
 
1.2
 
3.9
 
1.8
 
4.0
 
e 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
-19.0
 
-47.8
 
-8.6
 
11.6
 
5.3
 
-1.0
 
15.4
 
..
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
5.3
 
6.7
 
7.5
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
6.9
 
..
 
..
 
Industry
%
17.7
 
17.9
 
20.4
 
20.8
 
19.0
 
18.8
 
..
 
..
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
18.8
 
19.7
 
19.2
 
20.4
 
20.4
 
22.3
 
..
 
..
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
27.6
 
29.1
 
27.9
 
26.5
 
26.5
 
25.5
 
..
 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
22.1
 
22.2
 
21.9
 
21.6
 
21.6
 
21.9
 
..
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-13.1
 
-9.7
 
-9.8
 
-5.6
 
-3.7
 
-1.9
 
-0.1
 
-0.5
 
e 
General government debt
% of GDP
95.7
 
109.4
 
114.6
 
122.1
 
120.2
 
112.2
 
..
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
42.5
 
38.8
 
39.6
 
40.1
 
41.7
 
42.4
 
45.6
 
42.5
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
55.7
 
48.5
 
49.4
 
45.7
 
45.5
 
44.2
 
45.7
 
43.0
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
7.2
 
7.5
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
e 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
15.8
 
18.5
 
17.9
 
18.1
 
17.5
 
17.1
 
16.5
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
5.3
 
6.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
1.8
 
1.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.8
 
6.4
 
5.5
 
6.3
 
5.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.47
 
0.35
 
0.29
 
0.21
 
0.22
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
36.7
 
33.9
 
35.2
 
36.0
 
37.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
17.8
 
16.0
 
15.6
 
16.4
 
17.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
13.6
 
12.0
 
12.4
 
12.5
 
12.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
30.9
 
30.5
 
33.4
 
34.1
 
33.8
 
34.1
 
33.7
 
34.0
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
43.7
 
40.8
 
43.5
 
48.6
 
50.9
 
47.7
 
47.4
 
..
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
41.5
 
49.8
 
53.7
 
56.6
 
57.0
 
55.7
 
53.6
 
..
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
0.7
 
..
 
0.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
3.9
 
..
 
4.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
4.6
 
..
 
5.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-0.3
 
0.3
 
0.3
 
0.3
 
0.2
 
0.5
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
2.4
 
2.0
 
2.2
 
2.6
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
2.1
 
2.3
 
2.5
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
3.4
 
..
 
..
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-23.7
 
-11.2
 
-7.6
 
-6.3
 
-5.3
 
3.7
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
11 466
 
11 521
 
12 165
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
9 214
 
8 622
 
11 784
 
12 656
 
10 367
 
10 719
 
..
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
917
 
86
 
246
 
1 108
 
1 025
 
348
 
..
 
..
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
-4 206
 
2 291
 
-2 357
 
23
 
-3 205
 
395
 
..
 
..
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
12.7
 
12.0
 
5.4
 
4.0
 
5.2
 
3.9
 
2.0
 
1.6
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
11.4
 
11.4
 
4.7
 
2.6
 
4.6
 
4.1
 
2.7
 
2.1
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
16.0
 
17.5
 
4.2
 
3.8
 
6.1
 
5.1
 
0.5
 
2.8
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
21.7
 
8.2
 
15.5
 
17.1
 
8.7
 
0.1
 
-1.3
 
-5.5
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
31.0
 
11.3
 
11.8
 
9.2
 
1.1
 
-4.4
 
-0.7
 
5.1
 
Long-term interest rates
%
11.07
 
8.26
 
6.09
 
5.98
 
6.19
 
5.79
 
6.37
 
6.26
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
ISK per USD
117.42
 
125.03
 
131.75
 
134.75
 
137.44
 
135.85
 
138.12
 
145.38
 
Exchange rates
ISK per USD
87.95
 
123.64
 
122.24
 
115.95
 
125.08
 
122.18
 
116.77
 
131.92
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
126
 
100
 
105
 
110
 
108
 
112
 
121
 
123
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
5.4
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
5.7
 
6.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.46
 
0.50
 
0.52
 
0.53
 
0.55
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
81.3
 
81.8
 
82.5
 
83.8
 
84.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
9
 
3
 
3
 
4
 
8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
92.0
 
92.6
 
94.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
1 151
 
..
 
..
 
1 449
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
5
 
4
 
4
 
7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
175
 
177
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
490
 
350
 
310
 
320
 
340
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
2
 
2
 
2
 
2
 
2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
33.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
9 482
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
7 841
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
8 728
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
5.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
9.4
 
10.5
 
8.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
72.1
 
61.7
 
62.1
 
63.3
 
66.0
 
70.4
 
69.7
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
88.1
 
83.8
 
83.7
 
84.0
 
85.1
 
85.5
 
85.7
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
83.3
 
80.8
 
80.5
 
79.5
 
79.2
 
81.6
 
84.1
 
..
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
15.1
 
17.5
 
18.4
 
17.0
 
17.3
 
17.4
 
16.7
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
12.7
 
12.0
 
12.7
 
12.6
 
12.5
 
12.7
 
12.5
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
17.1
 
16.6
 
16.5
 
16.2
 
15.9
 
16.7
 
16.8
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
7.4
 
7.0
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
8.8
 
8.4
 
7.8
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
3.0
 
7.2
 
7.6
 
7.1
 
6.0
 
5.4
 
5.0
 
4.0
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
3.3
 
8.6
 
8.3
 
7.8
 
6.3
 
5.6
 
5.0
 
3.9
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
2.6
 
5.7
 
6.7
 
6.2
 
5.7
 
5.1
 
4.8
 
4.1
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
4.1
 
6.9
 
21.3
 
27.8
 
27.9
 
21.9
 
13.6
 
..
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 934
 
1 849
 
1 834
 
1 878
 
1 853
 
1 846
 
1 864
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
340
 
339
 
..
 
312
 
..
 
247
 
254
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
12.9
 
14.9
 
..
 
13.5
 
..
 
11.1
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
319
 
319
 
318
 
319
 
320
 
322
 
325
 
328
 
Population growth rates
%
2.6
 
0.0
 
-0.4
 
0.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Total fertility rates
Children
2.1
 
2.2
 
2.2
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
20.7
 
20.9
 
20.9
 
20.8
 
20.7
 
20.7
 
20.6
 
20.6
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
11.5
 
11.8
 
12.1
 
12.5
 
12.6
 
12.9
 
13.2
 
13.6
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
3.1
 
8.3
 
7.9
 
7.6
 
6.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
6.1
 
14.9
 
16.2
 
11.8
 
9.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
2.5
 
5.6
 
6.4
 
5.8
 
5.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
3.5
 
8.5
 
10.9
 
10.5
 
10.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
81.7
 
81.8
 
82.0
 
82.4
 
83.0
 
82.1
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
80.0
 
79.8
 
79.8
 
80.7
 
81.6
 
80.5
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
83.3
 
83.8
 
84.1
 
84.1
 
84.3
 
83.7
 
..
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
2.5
 
1.8
 
2.2
 
0.9
 
1.1
 
1.8
 
..
 
..
 
Obesity rate ages 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
21.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
12.4
 
11.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
805
 
e 
813
 
e 
806
 
e 
777
 
e 
786
 
808
 
849
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
5 585
 
5 646
 
5 596
 
5 391
 
5 454
 
5 611
 
5 898
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
38
 
53
 
25
 
38
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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