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Number of employees, annual averages 2008-2019

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Employers are classified by economic activity according to ÍSAT2008. Employees are classified by the main economic activity of their employer. Numbers can change retrospectively because of revised classification of companies. Numbers can also change if employers send information late. For more information, please refer to the metadata


Passenger air transport (NACE no. 511)

Beginning with the publication in August 2018, employees in '52.23 Service activities incidental to air transportation' are included in this category if employed by enterprices in passenger air transportation.

Year: 2019

All figures are preliminary estimates. The most recent figures are most likely to change in later publications. Often, there is a slight increase due to late reporting. For more information, please refer to section 4.3 in the metadata.