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ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRIAL POLICY Basic Facts on Iceland. Geological map of Iceland. The mantle plume under Iceland. Content of presentation. Geography and population Research, Development and Innovation Trade The last slide. Geography and population. Few Basic Facts About Iceland.

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ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRIAL POLICY

BasicFactsonIceland


Geological map of Iceland


The mantle plume under Iceland


Content of presentation

  • Geography and population

  • Research, Development and Innovation

  • Trade

  • The last slide


Geography and population


Few Basic Facts About Iceland

  • Population: 320.000Capital area: 60% of total populationLabour force: 80% of total populationLife expectency: over 81 yearsFertility Rate: 2,14 births per womanPopulation density: 3 persons per km2

  • Land Area: 103.000 km2Exclusive economic area: 200 nautical milesSea area within fishing limits: 758.000 km2

  • Average temperature in Reykjavík (2000-2009)January: 1 °CJuly: 12 °C

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Regional Change in Population 2000-2010.

Population 2010

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Source: World Economic Forum: Gender Gap Report 2009


The Gini coefficient measures the inequality of income distribution within a country. It varies from zero, which indicates perfect equality, with every household earning exactly the same, to 100, which implies absolute inequality, with a single household earning a country's entire income.

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Research, Development and Innovation


R&D as % of GDP


No. of researcher pr. 1.000 inhabitants


Public contributions to R&D -% of GDP


Private sector contributions to R&D -% of GDP


Total R&D personnel per thousand labour force (2008)

Source: OECD Main Science & Technology Indicators


R&D Source of Funding (2008)

Source: The Icelandic Centre for Research


R&D executionShare of total expenditure 2008

Source: The Icelandic Centre for Research


Published articles by fields of science (2004-2008)

Source: Thomson ISI


Impact of publications, measured by citations. Average of 2003-2007.

Source: Thomson ISI


Innovation Performance (2009 Summary Innovation Index)

Source: European Innovation Scoreboard, 2009


Entrepreneurs by age (2009)

A total of 11,4% of the population (22 thousand) aged 18-64

were engaged in early stage entrepreneurial activity

Source: Reykjavik University – GEM Report (n=199)


Entrepreneurs by gender (2009)

8% of women aged 18-64 engage

in entreprenurial activity

15% of men aged 18-64 engage

in entreprenurial activity

Source: Reykjavik University – GEM Report (n=199)


Trade


GDP -2009 by sector


Export in 2009 from

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Imports in 2009 from

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Exports2009 products by value fob

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Source: Central Bank of Iceland 2010


Last slide

  • Small economy and population -well educated and entrepreneurial

  • Large territory – low population density - great distances – strategic location

  • Dynamic and well focused R,D&I

  • Economy sliding upwards – diversification needed

  • EU main trading partners with > 2/3 of value


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