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Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRIAL POLICY

BasicFactsonIceland


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Geological map of Iceland


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

The mantle plume under Iceland


Content of presentation

Content of presentation

  • Geography and population

  • Research, Development and Innovation

  • Trade

  • The last slide


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Geography and population


Few basic facts about iceland

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


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Regional Change in Population 2000-2010.

Population 2010

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Source: World Economic Forum: Gender Gap Report 2009


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

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


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Research, Development and Innovation


R d as of gdp

R&D as % of GDP


No of researcher pr 1 000 inhabitants

No. of researcher pr. 1.000 inhabitants


Public contributions to r d of gdp

Public contributions to R&D -% of GDP


Private sector contributions to r d of gdp

Private sector contributions to R&D -% of GDP


Total r d personnel per thousand labour force 2008

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

Source: OECD Main Science & Technology Indicators


R d source of funding 2008

R&D Source of Funding (2008)

Source: The Icelandic Centre for Research


R d execution share of total expenditure 2008

R&D executionShare of total expenditure 2008

Source: The Icelandic Centre for Research


Published articles by fields of science 2004 2008

Published articles by fields of science (2004-2008)

Source: Thomson ISI


Impact of publications measured by citations average of 2003 2007

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

Source: Thomson ISI


Innovation performance 2009 summary innovation index

Innovation Performance (2009 Summary Innovation Index)

Source: European Innovation Scoreboard, 2009


Entrepreneurs by age 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

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)


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Trade


Gdp 2009 by sector

GDP -2009 by sector


Export in 2009 from

Export in 2009 from

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Imports in 2009 from

Imports in 2009 from

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Exports 2009 products by value fob

Exports2009 products by value fob

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Source: Statistics Iceland 2010


Enterprise and industrial policy basic facts on iceland

Source: Central Bank of Iceland 2010


Last slide

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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