Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Currency 123.76 125 125 126 127 129
Stock Market (points) 2167.39 2126 2080 2036 1992 1905
Government Bond 10y (%) 3.95 4.02 4.1 4.17 4.25 4.4

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Growth Rate (%) 4.80 3 1.8 1.3 1.3 0.9
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -5.10 8.8 5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 8.30 9.2 9.1 8.4 7.9 6.9
Inflation Rate (%) 4.60 3 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5
Interest Rate (%) 0.75 0.75 1 1.25 1.5 2
Balance of Trade (ISK Million) -6868.50 -14700 -14700 -13900 -13900 -13900
Current Account (ISK Million) 22086.00 45 45 15 15 20
Current Account to GDP (%) 1.00 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.8 1.8
Government Debt to GDP (%) 37.00 52 52 52 52 49
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -9.9 -9.9 -9.9 -8.7 -8.7
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 46.24 46.3 46.24 46.3 46.3 46.3

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Growth Rate (%) 4.80 3 1.8 1.3 1.3 0.9
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -5.10 8.8 5 1.5 1.5 1.5
GDP (USD Billion) 24.19 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 24.1
GDP Constant Prices (ISK Million) 664598.00 366023 365570 413796 627358 636769
Gross National Product (ISK Million) 2612659.00 1485246 1632270 1525192 1522752 1545593
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (ISK Million) 138136.00 57766 65272 88843 128322 130247
GDP per capita (USD) 51332.14 51000 51000 51000 51000 52000
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 55874.00 53700 53700 53700 53700 54690

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 8.30 9.2 9.1 8.4 7.9 6.9
Wages (ISK/Month) 695000.00 694665 690542 717033 717033 717033
Population (Million) 0.36 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.39
Retirement Age Women 67.00 67 67 67 67 67
Retirement Age Men 67.00 67 67 67 67 67
Employment Rate (%) 71.80 78.3 78.3 78.5 78.5 78.5

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 4.60 3 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 499.30 493 497 502 178 183
Harmonised Consumer Prices (points) 105.00 105 107 109 107 109
Core Consumer Prices (points) 280.00 275 273 283 283 283
Core Inflation Rate (%) 4.10 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8
Producer Prices (points) 229.20 223 217 249 249 238
Producer Prices Change (%) 4.90 2.8 2.3 3 3 3
Food Inflation (%) 6.00 4.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 487.20 484 482 487 485 497
CPI Transportation (points) 162.12 159 161 170 164 168
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.70 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Interest Rate (%) 0.75 0.75 1 1.25 1.5 2
Interbank Rate (%) 1.10 1.13 1.13 4.47 1.63 2.13

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Balance of Trade (ISK Million) -6868.50 -14700 -14700 -13900 -13900 -13900
Current Account (ISK Million) 22086.00 45 45 15 15 20
Current Account to GDP (%) 1.00 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.8 1.8
Imports (ISK Million) 68339.80 73600 73600 74400 74400 74400
Exports (ISK Million) 61471.30 58900 58900 60500 60500 60500

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Government Debt to GDP (%) 37.00 52 52 52 52 49
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -9.9 -9.9 -9.9 -8.7 -8.7
Government Budget Value (ISK Billion) -33.20 9.13 9.13 9.17 9.17 9.17
Government Spending (ISK Million) 162886.00 77796 90396 84883 160247 162651
Government Spending to GDP (%) 41.90 41.2 41.2 41 41 41

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 46.24 46.3 46.24 46.3 46.3 46.3
Sales Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
Social Security Rate (%) 10.10 10.1 10.1 10.1 10.1 10.1
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 6.10 6.1 6.1 6.84 6.1 6.1
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 4.00 4 4 4 4 4

Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Consumer Spending (ISK Million) 358066.00 184031 199830 220938 341664 346789
Disposable Personal Income (ISK Thousand) 4272.30 4059 4461 4240 4162 4224
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.65 1.43 1.35 1.54 1.22 1.16


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