Income by municipalities and sex 1990-2019 - Current municipalities
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Hagstofa Íslands.


Income - tax returns is statistics based on individuals tax returns. Everyone is tax reliable from the age of 16 in Iceland.
Population the outcome is based on taxpayers that are taxable in Iceland excluding the following:
Taxpayers who have their tax return hand calculated.
Taxpayers who have their tax return estimated on relevant income year and the year before.
Taxpayers who died on the income year or those who only lived in Iceland partially on the income year, have tax liability in Iceland, have income in Iceland but do not live in Iceland and also if a change has been in their marital status to be mentioned or other changes in their status which calls for special treatment in their tax return. An individual who has lived abroad for more than 30 days is concidered living abroad.
Two municipalities are excluded because of number restrictions, Fjallahreppur and Snæfjallahreppur. They are however included in total.
Total annual income
Total of income from work, capital income and other income.
Income from work
Wages and other work related income such as car benefits, daily allowance and other benefits, calculated remuneration and income from abroad, other than capital income is calculated as income from work.
Mean - total
Mean for all tax payers
Mean - conditional
Mean for tax payers with specific income
Median - total
Median for all tax payers
Median - conditional
Median for tax payers with specific income
Number - total
Total number of tax payers
Number - conditional
Tax payers with specific income
Standard deviation - total
Standard deviation for all tax payers
Standard deviation - conditional
Standard deviation for tax payers with specific income