Iceland population 342,603 (live)

The population of Iceland is expected to grow by 3,000 in 2019 and reach 344,000 in 2020. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 380 people yearly. On average there are 4,356 births and 2,260 deaths in Iceland per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.61 percent per year. The population density of Iceland has changed from 2.3 in 1980 to 3.3 in 2017.

Current population 342,603 people at present (Saturday 20th of April 2019)
Median Age 38.4 years
Life expectancy 83.3 years
Population density 3.4 per km2
Population of Iceland from 1960 to 2019 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2019 342,000 3,000 (0.9%) 380 38.4 1.90 3 323,000 (94.5%)
2018 339,000 2,000 (0.6%) 380 38.1 1.91 3 320,000 (94.4%)
2017 337,000 2,748 (0.8%) 380 38.0 1.92 3 318,000 (94.3%)
2016 334,252 3,437 (1.0%) 380 37.7 1.92 3 314,966 (94.2%)
2015 330,815 3,429 (1.0%) 380 37.5 1.93 3 311,419 (94.1%)
2010 318,041 -458 (-0.1%) -433 36.4 2.20 3 297,763 (93.6%)
2005 296,734 4,660 (1.6%) 2,401 35.8 2.05 3 276,072 (93.0%)
2000 281,205 3,824 (1.4%) 588 34.6 2.08 3 259,836 (92.4%)
1995 267,468 1,447 (0.5%) 204 33.7 2.08 3 245,081 (91.6%)
1990 254,826 1,974 (0.8%) -211 33.0 2.30 3 231,255 (90.8%)
1985 241,405 1,894 (0.8%) 129 32.2 1.93 2 216,226 (89.6%)
1980 228,138 2,403 (1.1%) 52 31.4 2.48 2 201,355 (88.3%)
1975 217,979 2,770 (1.3%) -786 30.5 2.65 2 188,920 (86.7%)
1970 204,438 1,069 (0.5%) -212 29.8 2.81 2 173,568 (84.9%)
1965 192,286 3,303 (1.7%) -551 29.3 3.73 2 159,059 (82.7%)
1960 175,574 3,455 (1.9%) -146 29.3 4.29 2 140,986 (80.3%)

In 2018 the population of Iceland was 339,000 and the average age increased from 29.3 in 1960 to 38.1. Urban population has increased from 259,836 (92.4%) in 2000 to 323,000 (94.5%) in the current year. The population density of Iceland has changed from 2.3 in 1980 to 3.3 in 2017.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 344,000 2,000 (0.6%) 380 38.6 1.90 3 326,000 (94.6%)
2025 356,000 2,000 (0.6%) 380 39.7 1.86 4 338,000 (94.9%)
2030 366,000 1,000 (0.3%) 380 40.8 1.83 4 349,000 (95.2%)
2035 374,000 1,000 (0.3%) 380 42.0 1.81 4 357,000 (95.5%)
2040 380,000 1,000 (0.3%) 380 42.9 1.79 4 364,000 (95.7%)
2045 385,000 1,000 (0.3%) 380 43.5 1.78 4 369,000 (95.9%)
2050 388,000 0 (0.0%) 380 44.1 1.78 4 373,000 (96.1%)

Total Iceland population should reach 344,000 by 2020 and should increase to 388,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 87.2 (86.2 years for male and 88.2 years for females). Population density will go up to 3.9 people per square kilometer.

Iceland demographics 2018

The population growth rate is 0.88% (2,000 residents, including 2,226 deaths). The demographics of Iceland constitutes of 170,000 women and 172,000 men, which means there are 1,012 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 26.3% of population (90,083) is 19 or younger, 58.5% of population (200,070) is between age 20 and 64 and 15.2% of population (51,916) is over 65.

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