Statistics Iceland

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Statistics Iceland
Hagstofa Íslands
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Iceland
Headquarters Reykjavík, Iceland
Employees158 (2009)
Minister responsible
Agency executive
Website (in English) (in Icelandic)

Statistics Iceland (Icelandic : Hagstofa Íslands) is the main official institute providing statistics on the nation of Iceland. It was created by the Althing in 1913, began operations in 1914 and became an independent government agency under the Prime Minister's Office on 1 January 2008. [1]


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  1. "Starfsemi" [Operation] (in Icelandic). Statistics Iceland. Archived from the original on 14 October 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2012.