Iceland Population 2022


Iceland map
  • The current population of Iceland is estimated at 370,529 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Iceland represent 0.00% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Iceland is 3.5 inhabitants per km2.
  • Iceland is located in Europe.
  • Iceland ranks number 180 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Iceland is 64.1149° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -21.8231° W.
  • The median age in Iceland is 37.5 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Iceland not existent. In practice you should expect to get at least 180,000 ISK per month, around USD $1,372 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Iceland shares its land boundary with are not existent. (It has no land borders).

Iceland

Official name Iceland
Location Europe
Capital Reykjavík
Population 370,235 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 3.5/km2
Population growth rate 0.63% (in 2022)
Area 102,775 km2 (39,681.63 sq mi)
Official language Icelandic
Currency Icelandic króna (ISK)
Life expectancy 83.30 years
Internet TLD .is
Call code +354

Iceland Population Graph

Iceland Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 367,086 184,387 182,699 50.23% 49.77% 344,694 93.9%
2019 361,176 181,346 179,830 50.21% 49.79% 339,000 93.86%
2018 353,321 177,332 175,989 50.19% 49.81% 331,450 93.81%
2017 343,984 172,577 171,407 50.17% 49.83% 322,554 93.77%
2016 336,009 168,542 167,467 50.16% 49.84% 314,975 93.74%
2015 331,377 166,252 165,125 50.17% 49.83% 310,500 93.7%
2014 327,943 164,660 163,283 50.21% 49.79% 307,184 93.67%
2013 324,314 163,000 161,314 50.26% 49.74% 303,655 93.63%
2012 321,261 161,659 159,602 50.32% 49.68% 300,700 93.6%
2011 319,556 160,928 158,628 50.36% 49.64% 299,072 93.59%
2010 318,582 160,502 158,080 50.38% 49.62% 298,097 93.57%
2009 319,040 160,669 158,371 50.36% 49.64% 298,334 93.51%
2008 317,954 159,994 157,960 50.32% 49.68% 296,969 93.4%
2007 312,096 156,859 155,237 50.26% 49.74% 291,123 93.28%
2006 304,298 152,758 151,540 50.2% 49.8% 283,484 93.16%
2005 297,238 149,035 148,203 50.14% 49.86% 276,550 93.04%
2004 292,571 146,578 145,993 50.1% 49.9% 271,828 92.91%
2003 290,013 145,210 144,803 50.07% 49.93% 269,103 92.79%
2002 288,012 144,150 143,862 50.05% 49.95% 266,872 92.66%
2001 285,452 142,840 142,612 50.04% 49.96% 264,129 92.53%
2000 281,683 140,954 140,729 50.04% 49.96% 260,275 92.4%
1999 277,853 139,065 138,788 50.05% 49.95% 256,375 92.27%
1998 274,513 137,449 137,064 50.07% 49.93% 252,881 92.12%
1997 271,589 136,066 135,523 50.1% 49.9% 249,753 91.96%
1996 269,373 135,037 134,336 50.13% 49.87% 247,284 91.8%
1995 267,923 134,363 133,560 50.15% 49.85% 245,498 91.63%
1994 266,473 133,690 132,783 50.17% 49.83% 243,716 91.46%
1993 264,173 132,562 131,611 50.18% 49.82% 241,164 91.29%
1992 261,501 131,247 130,254 50.19% 49.81% 238,254 91.11%
1991 258,235 129,634 128,601 50.2% 49.8% 234,813 90.93%
1990 255,259 128,166 127,093 50.21% 49.79% 231,648 90.75%
1989 253,282 127,198 126,084 50.22% 49.78% 229,271 90.52%
1988 250,239 125,720 124,519 50.24% 49.76% 225,941 90.29%
1987 246,351 123,791 122,560 50.25% 49.75% 221,864 90.06%
1986 243,666 122,491 121,175 50.27% 49.73% 218,861 89.82%
1985 241,888 121,645 120,243 50.29% 49.71% 216,659 89.57%
1984 239,990 120,739 119,251 50.31% 49.69% 214,359 89.32%
1983 237,451 119,509 117,942 50.33% 49.67% 211,474 89.06%
1982 234,328 118,008 116,320 50.36% 49.64% 208,083 88.8%
1981 231,217 116,487 114,730 50.38% 49.62% 204,696 88.53%
1980 228,594 115,234 113,360 50.41% 49.59% 201,757 88.26%
1979 226,186 114,066 112,120 50.43% 49.57% 198,953 87.96%
1978 223,984 113,022 110,962 50.46% 49.54% 196,300 87.64%
1977 222,243 112,210 110,033 50.49% 49.51% 194,085 87.33%
1976 220,594 111,400 109,194 50.5% 49.5% 191,917 87%
1975 218,415 110,343 108,072 50.52% 49.48% 189,300 86.67%
1974 215,639 108,984 106,655 50.54% 49.46% 186,161 86.33%
1973 212,742 107,541 105,201 50.55% 49.45% 182,916 85.98%
1972 209,555 105,930 103,625 50.55% 49.45% 179,442 85.63%
1971 206,510 104,411 102,099 50.56% 49.44% 176,091 85.27%
1970 204,847 103,571 101,276 50.56% 49.44% 173,915 84.9%
1969 203,776 103,029 100,747 50.56% 49.44% 172,150 84.48%
1968 201,891 102,076 99,815 50.56% 49.44% 169,710 84.06%
1967 199,149 100,670 98,479 50.55% 49.45% 166,528 83.62%
1966 195,961 99,058 96,903 50.55% 49.45% 163,000 83.18%
1965 192,671 97,395 95,276 50.55% 49.45% 159,377 82.72%
1964 189,361 95,722 93,639 50.55% 49.45% 155,768 82.26%
1963 186,024 94,035 91,989 50.55% 49.45% 152,130 81.78%
1962 182,743 92,358 90,385 50.54% 49.46% 148,570 81.3%
1961 179,387 90,662 88,725 50.54% 49.46% 144,945 80.8%
1960 175,925 88,895 87,030 50.53% 49.47% 141,268 80.3%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Iceland ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Iceland. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Iceland

# City Population 2022
1 Reykjavík 126,894
2 Kópavogur 36,484
3 Hafnarfjörður 29,650
4 Akureyri 18,740
5 Reykjanesbær 17,808
6 Garðabær 13,064
7 Mosfellsbær 10,398
8 Selfoss 7,644
9 Akranes 7,361
10 Seltjarnarnes 4,630
11 Vestmannaeyjar 4,355
12 Grindavík 3,353
13 Ísafjörður 2,656
14 Sauðárkrókur 2,612
15 Álftanes 2,611
16 Hveragerði 2,599
17 Egilsstaðir 2,492
18 Húsavík 2,356
19 Borgarnes 1,990
20 Sandgerði 1,772
21 Höfn 1,699
22 Þorlákshöfn 1,670
23 Garður 1,614
24 Neskaupstaður 1,483
25 Dalvík 1,381
26 Reyðarfjörður 1,286
27 Vogar 1,203
28 Siglufjörður 1,200
29 Stykkishólmur 1,186
30 Eskifjörður 1,021
31 Ólafsvík 980
32 Hvolsvöllur 946
33 Bolungarvík 940
34 Hella 872
35 Grundarfjörður 842
36 Blönduós 835
37 Ólafsfjörður 803
38 Fáskrúðsfjörður 722
39 Patreksfjörður 688
40 Seyðisfjörður 669
41 Grundarhverfi 594
42 Hvammstangi 585
43 Stokkseyri 536
44 Eyrarbakki 532
45 Vopnafjörður 531
46 Skagaströnd 485
47 Flúðir 436
48 Vík 408
49 Fellabær 398
50 Hellissandur 368

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 68,113,511 116/km2
Italy 59,421,387 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2