Selected indicators for Iceland

Population

Population, Million persons, 1994-2014
Population, Annual growth rate (%), 2014

0.3 million

Growth rate: 1.1%

Income inequality

Income inequality, 0 = complete equality; 1 = complete inequality, latest available year

Education

Mathematics performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Reading performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Science performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015

CO2 emissions

Air and GHG emissions, Carbon dioxide (CO2), latest available year

6.2 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2015
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2018

47 679 US$ per capita

Projected growth rate: 2.5%

Debt

Household debt, % of net disposable income, 2014
General government debt, % of GDP, 2013

Household debt:
226.5 % of disposable income

Government debt:
111.4 % of GDP

Tax

Tax on personal income, % of GDP, 2015

Tax on personal income:
13.3 % of GDP

Unemployment

Unemployment rate, % of labour force, 1995-2015

4.0 % of labour force

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Country profile of Iceland

AgricultureLatestTrendRanking
Agricultural landIndicator 5.40 Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2009
Iceland
% of agricultural land
Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2003-2009
Iceland (red)
Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2010
Agricultural supportIndicator 56.3 Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
2015
Iceland
% of gross farm receipts
Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
1996-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Crop productionIndicator
Fish landingsIndicator 1 367 532.0 National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2013
Iceland
Tonnes
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
1995-2013
Iceland (red)
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2013
Iceland (red)
Nutrient balanceIndicator 7.8 Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2009
Iceland
Kilograms/hectare
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2000-2009
Iceland (red)
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2009
Iceland (red)

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DevelopmentLatestTrendRanking
Distribution of net ODAIndicator 13.7 Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2015
Iceland
Million US dollars
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
1995-2015
Iceland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2015
Iceland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Grants by private agencies and NGOsIndicator
Net ODAIndicator 0.2 Total
% of gross national income
2015
Iceland
% of gross national income
Total
% of gross national income
1997-2015
Iceland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
% of gross national income
2015
Iceland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Private flowsIndicator 0.2 Total
Million US dollars
2015
Iceland
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
2015
Iceland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total official and private flowsIndicator 42.6 Total
Million US dollars
2015
Iceland
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1995-2015
Iceland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2015
Iceland (red), DAC Countries (black)

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EconomyLatestTrendRanking
Composite leading indicator (CLI)Indicator
Household disposable incomeIndicator 4.2 Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2014
Iceland
Annual growth rate (%)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2001-2014
Iceland (red)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2015
Labour compensation per hour workedIndicator
Net national incomeIndicator 34 494 Total
US dollars/capita
2013
Iceland
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1994-2013
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Trade in goods and servicesIndicator 53.7 Exports
% of GDP
2015
Iceland
% of GDP
Exports
% of GDP
2006-2015
Iceland (red)
Exports
% of GDP
2015
Iceland (red)

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EducationLatestTrendRanking
Education spendingIndicator 10 569 Tertiary
US dollars/student
2013
Iceland
US dollars/student
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2012-2013
Iceland (red)
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2013
Iceland (red)
Mathematics performance (PISA)Indicator 487 Boys
Mean score
2015
Iceland
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2003-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Iceland (red)
Reading performance (PISA)Indicator 460 Boys
Mean score
2015
Iceland
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2000-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Iceland (red)
Science performance (PISA)Indicator 472 Boys
Mean score
2015
Iceland
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2006-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Iceland (red)
Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET)Indicator 4.8 15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2015
Iceland
% in same age group
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2011-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Average (black)
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Average (black)

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EnergyLatestTrendRanking
Crude oil productionIndicator 0.0 Total
Thousand toe
2015
Iceland
Thousand toe
Total
Thousand toe
1996-2015
Iceland (red)
Total
Thousand toe
2015
Iceland (red)
Infrastructure investmentIndicator 1 139 303.00 Road
Euro
2013
Iceland
Euro
Road
Euro
2008-2013
Iceland (red)
Road
Euro
2014
Iceland (red)
Passenger transportIndicator 6 326.0 Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2015
Iceland
Million passenger-kilometres
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
1996-2015
Iceland (red)
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2014
Iceland (red)
Primary energy supplyIndicator 0.42 Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2015
Iceland
Toe/1 000 US dollars
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
1996-2015
Iceland (red)
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2015
Iceland (red)
Road accidentsIndicator 48 Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2015
Iceland
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
1996-2015
Iceland (red)
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2015
Iceland (red)

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EnvironmentLatestTrendRanking
Air and GHG emissionsIndicator 6.2 Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2014
Iceland
Tonnes/capita
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
1995-2014
Iceland (red)
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2014
Iceland (red)
Municipal wasteIndicator 346.8 Total
Kilograms/capita
2013
Iceland
Kilograms/capita
Total
Kilograms/capita
1995-2013
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Kilograms/capita
2014
OECD - Total (black)
Water withdrawalsIndicator 165.0 Total
Million m3
2005
Iceland
Million m3
Total
Million m3
1985-2005
Iceland (red)
Total
Million m3
2010

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FinanceLatestTrendRanking
Broad money (M3)Indicator 107.78 Total
2010=100
Dec-2016
Iceland
2010=100
Total
2010=100
May-2015-Dec-2016
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
2010=100
Dec-2016
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term interest ratesIndicator 5.2 Total
% per annum
Jan-2017
Iceland
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Jun-2015-Jan-2017
Iceland (red)
Total
% per annum
Jan-2017
Iceland (red)
Net pension replacement ratesIndicator 76.7 Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014
Iceland
% of pre-retirement earnings
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014
Iceland (red)
Net pension wealthIndicator 8.9 Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014
Iceland
Multiple of annual gross earnings
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014
Iceland (red)
Short-term interest ratesIndicator 5.5 Total
% per annum
Jan-2017
Iceland
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Jun-2015-Jan-2017
Iceland (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)
Total
% per annum
Jan-2017
Iceland (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)

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GovernmentLatestTrendRanking
General government spendingIndicator 45.3 Total
% of GDP
2014
Iceland
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
2013-2014
Iceland (red)
Total
% of GDP
2014
Iceland (red)
Government reservesIndicator 2 832.2 Total
SDR millions
Q4-2014
Iceland
SDR millions
Total
SDR millions
Q1-2010-Q4-2014
Iceland (red)
Total
SDR millions
Q4-2014
Iceland (red)
Tax on corporate profitsIndicator 2.9 Total
% of GDP
2015
Iceland
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1996-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2015
Iceland (red)
Tax revenueIndicator 18 783 Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Iceland
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1996-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Iceland (red)
Tax wedgeIndicator 34.0 Total
% of labour cost
2015
Iceland
% of labour cost
Total
% of labour cost
2000-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of labour cost
2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Average (black)

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HealthLatestTrendRanking
Health spendingIndicator 60 Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Iceland
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
2009-2015
Iceland (red)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Iceland (red)
Hospital bedsIndicator 3.2 Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2015
Iceland
Per 1 000 inhabitants
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2007-2015
Iceland (red)
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2014
Iceland (red)
Length of hospital stayIndicator 5.80 Acute care
Days
2014
Iceland
Days
Acute care
Days
2007-2014
Iceland (red)
Acute care
Days
2014
Iceland (red)
Life expectancy at birthIndicator 81.3 Men
Years
2014
Iceland
Years
Men
Years
2008-2014
Iceland (red)
Men
Years
2014
Iceland (red)
Overweight or obese populationIndicator 63.3 Measured
% of population aged 15+
2012
Iceland
% of population aged 15+
Measured
% of population aged 15+
1992-2012
Iceland (red)
Measured
% of population aged 15+
2014

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Innovation and TechnologyLatestTrendRanking
Gross domestic spending on R&DIndicator 2.2 Total
% of GDP
2015
Iceland
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1995-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of GDP
2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
ICT value addedIndicator 4.3 Total
% of value added
2011
Iceland
% of value added
Total
% of value added
2011
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Internet accessIndicator 96.5 Total
% of all households
2014
Iceland
% of all households
Total
% of all households
2005-2014
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of all households
2015
Triadic patent familiesIndicator 3.1 Total
Number
2013
Iceland
Number
Total
Number
1994-2013
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Number
2013
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Wireless mobile broadband subscriptionsIndicator 101.8 Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2016
Iceland
Per 100 inhabitants
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2010-Q2-2016
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2016
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)

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JobsLatestTrendRanking
Average wagesIndicator 49 953.0 Total
US dollars
2014
Iceland
US dollars
Total
US dollars
1997-2014
Iceland (red)
Total
US dollars
2015
Employment rateIndicator 86.7 Total
% of working age population
Q3-2016
Iceland
% of working age population
Total
% of working age population
Q4-2011-Q3-2016
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of working age population
Q3-2016
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Hours workedIndicator 1 880 Total
Hours/worker
2015
Iceland
Hours/worker
Total
Hours/worker
1996-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Hours/worker
2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term unemployment rateIndicator 16.1 Total
% of unemployed
2015
Iceland
% of unemployed
Total
% of unemployed
1996-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of unemployed
2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Self-employment rateIndicator 12.5 Total
% of employment
2015
Iceland
% of employment
Total
% of employment
1996-2015
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of employment
2015
Iceland (red)

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SocietyLatestTrendRanking
Fertility ratesIndicator 1.93 Total
Children/woman
2014
Iceland
Children/woman
Total
Children/woman
1995-2014
Iceland (red)
Total
Children/woman
2014
Iceland (red)
National population distributionIndicator 0.0 Urban regions
Percentage
2014
Iceland
Percentage
Urban regions
Percentage
2014
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Permanent immigrant inflowsIndicator
Poverty rateIndicator 0.06 Total
Ratio
2013
Iceland
Ratio
Total
Ratio
2007-2013
Iceland (red)
Total
Ratio
2014
Social spendingIndicator 15.2 Public
% of GDP
2016
Iceland
% of GDP
Public
% of GDP
1997-2016
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Public
% of GDP
2016
Iceland (red), OECD - Total (black)

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