The Central Bank compiles, enters, and processes statistical data. The statistics are divided into three categories. 

Financial institutions’ statistics include economic variables pertaining to firms and institutions operating in the domestic financial market.

Financial market statistics show developments in interest rates, exchange rates, interbank market turnover, and payment intermediation, in addition to issuance and stock of market securities and derivatives contracts.

Statistics on the balance of payments and international investment position relate to Iceland’s foreign trade. The balance of payments shows trade between residents and non-residents over a specified period, and the international investment position summarises the position between residents and non-residents at the end of the period.

Statistics are published in accordance with a predetermined schedule and are posted at 16:00 hrs. on the publication date.

Balance of payments and external position

Freq.Most recent*PeriodNext release*
International reservesMonthly14. September August 201713. October
Direct InvestmentAnnual11. September 201612. March
Foreign position of the Central BankMonthly08. September August 201709. October
External debtQuarterly04. September Q2 201704. December
Balance of paymentsQuarterly04. September Q2 201704. December
International investment positionQuarterly04. September Q2 201704. December
Portfolio investmentMonthly28. August July 201728. September

Financial markets

Freq.Most recent*PeriodNext release*
Payment intermediationMonthly13. September August 201713. October
Real exchange rateMonthly06. September August 201705. October
Interbank market for Icelandic kronurMonthly06. September August 201705. October
Interbank market for foreign exchangeMonthly06. September August 201705. October
Market securitiesMonthly28. August July 201728. September
Securities offeringsMonthly22. August July 201721. September

The credit system

Freq.Most recent*PeriodNext release*
Insurance companiesMonthly15. September July 201716. October
Balance sheet of the Central BankMonthly07. September Ágúst 201706. October
Pension fundsMonthly06. September July 201705. October
Financial assets of financial corporationsQuarterly05. September Q2/201705. December
Other financial corporationsMonthly28. August July 201726. September
Mutual funds, investment funds and institutional investment fundsMonthly25. August July 201726. September
Monetary StatisticsMonthly22. August júlí 201721. September

*Publication is at 16:00 hrs on publication dates