Iceland population 347,581 (live)

The population of Iceland is expected to grow by 3,000 in 2021 and reach 349,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 380 people yearly. The population density of Iceland has changed from 2.3 in 1980 to 3.4 in 2019.

Current population 347,581 people at present (Friday 16th of April 2021)
Median Age 38.7 years
Population density 3.4 per km2
Population of Iceland from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 347,000 3,000 (0.9%) 380 38.7 3 328,000 (94.6%)
2020 344,000 2,000 (0.6%) 380 38.6 1.90 3 326,000 (94.6%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 380 38.4 1.90 3 323,000 (94.5%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 380 38.1 1.91 3 320,000 (94.4%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 380 38.0 1.92 3 318,000 (94.3%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 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 2020 the population of Iceland was 344,000 and the average age increased from 29.3 in 1960 to 38.6. Urban population has increased from 259,836 (92.4%) in 2000 to 328,000 (94.6%) in the current year. The population density of Iceland has changed from 2.3 in 1980 to 3.4 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 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%)

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 2020

The population growth rate is 0.87% (2,000 residents, including 2,260 deaths). The demographics of Iceland constitutes of 173,000 women and 174,000 men, which means there are 1,006 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 25.9% of population (90,012) is 19 or younger, 57.6% of population (200,011) is between age 20 and 64 and 16.0% of population (55,624) is over 65.

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