Iceland

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 142,656
1960 175,520
1970 204,392
1980 228,127
1990 254,830
2000 281,214
2010 318,042
2020 342,141
2025 354,026
2050 388,718
2075 394,009
2100 384,260
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Republic of Iceland
Capital Reykjavik
Region Northern Europe
ISO code IS
Statistical agency Statistics Iceland


Administrative units

region
> sveitarfélög
native nameadministrative center [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
2000-01-01
admin.
population
2011-01-01
admin.
population
2015-01-01
admin.
EastAusturlandEgilsstadir22,109.2311,96312,30612,496
BorgarfjardarhreppurBorgarfjarðarhreppur 444.36142141135
BreiddalshreppurBreiðdalshreppur 451.89278199186
DjupavogshreppurDjúpavogshreppur 1,153.18504447422
FjardabyggdFjarðabyggð 1,170.404,1564,5834,747
FljotsdalsheradFljótsdalshérað 8,916.582,7813,4013,454
FljotsdalshreppurFljótsdalshreppur 1,528.53908075
SeydisfjardarkaupstadurSeyðisfjarðarkaupstaður 213.78828668653
Sveitarfelagid HornafjordurSveitarfélagið Hornafjörður 6,317.032,3952,1192,150
VopnafjardarhreppurVopnafjarðarhreppur 1,913.48789668674
Capital regionHöfuðborgarsvæðiðReykjavik1,062.24171,792202,341211,282
GardabaerGarðabær 74.379,37813,39314,453
HafnarfjardarkaupstadurHafnarfjarðarkaupstaður 143.3319,15826,09927,875
KjosarhreppurKjósarhreppur 287.73142210216
KopavogsbaerKópavogsbær 83.7422,69330,77933,205
MosfellsbaerMosfellsbær 193.665,8698,6429,300
ReykjavikurborgReykjavíkurborg 277.10109,887118,898121,822
SeltjarnarneskaupstadurSeltjarnarneskaupstaður 2.314,6654,3204,411
NortheastNorðurland eystraAkureyri22,734.7428,08229,00629,257
AkureyrarkaupstadurAkureyrarkaupstaður 137.8415,45617,75418,191
DalvikurbyggdDalvíkurbyggð 595.112,0501,9601,861
EyjafjardarsveitEyjafjarðarsveit 1,795.029641,0251,032
FjallabyggdFjallabyggð 364.652,6332,0302,037
GrytubakkahreppurGrýtubakkahreppur 438.13374334364
Horgarbyggd (Horgarsveit)Hörgárbyggð (Hörgársveit) 892.98580600567
LanganesbyggdLanganesbyggð 1,340.06601505513
NordurthingNorðurþing 3,754.943,3902,9052,806
SkutustadahreppurSkútustaðahreppur 6,034.27451386395
SvalbardshreppurSvalbarðshreppur 1,130.9512110698
SvalbardsstrandarhreppurSvalbarðsstrandarhreppur 49.99341400414
ThingeyjarsveitÞingeyjarsveit 6,004.691,048944920
TjorneshreppurTjörneshreppur 196.11735759
NorthwestNorðurland vestraSaudarkrokur13,090.917,9707,4937,137
AkrahreppurAkrahreppur 1,360.57224205194
BlonduosbaerBlönduósbær 180.91996904861
Hunathing vestraHúnaþing vestra 3,016.601,3341,2221,171
HunavatnshreppurHúnavatnshreppur 3,822.20512417414
SkagabyggdSkagabyggð 493.7010210599
Sveitarfelagid SkagafjordurSveitarfélagið Skagafjörður 4,167.554,1874,1103,910
Sveitarfelagid Skagastrond (Hofdahreppur)Sveitarfélagið Skagaströnd (Höfðahreppur) 49.38615530488
SouthSuðurland Selfoss24,648.8820,85523,80224,366
AsahreppurÁsahreppur 2,965.87129194216
BlaskogabyggdBláskógabyggð 3,278.45816935961
FloahreppurFlóahreppur 290.97469594616
Grimsnes- og GrafningshreppurGrímsnes- og Grafningshreppur 890.91350400431
HrunamannahreppurHrunamannahreppur 1,391.32718795794
HveragerdisbaerHveragerðisbær 11.371,7602,3162,384
MyrdalshreppurMýrdalshreppur 760.82520469480
Rangarthing eystraRangárþing eystra 1,849.981,6671,7411,749
Rangarthing ytraRangárþing ytra 3,177.031,3781,5231,548
SkaftarhreppurSkaftárhreppur 6,905.44585446460
Skeida- og GnupverjahreppurSkeiða- og Gnúpverjahreppur 2,227.06532505518
Sveitarfelagid ArborgSveitarfélagið Árborg 157.255,6917,8278,052
Sveitarfelagid OlfusSveitarfélagið Ölfus 725.151,6591,9151,885
VestmannaeyjabaerVestmannaeyjabær 17.264,5814,1424,272
SudurnesSuðurnesKeflavik828.6316,10621,08822,026
GrindavikurbaerGrindavíkurbær 433.642,2422,8212,995
ReykjanesbaerReykjanesbær 144.6410,62413,97114,924
SandgerdisbaerSandgerðisbær 64.631,3251,6831,580
Sveitarfelagid GardurSveitarfélagið Garður 20.811,1831,4521,425
Sveitarfelagid VogarSveitarfélagið Vogar 164.917321,1611,102
WestfjordsVestfirðirIsafjordur8,897.728,2197,0376,970
ArneshreppurÁrneshreppur 718.00675254
BolungarvikurkaupstadurBolungarvíkurkaupstaður 110.971,001888923
IsafjardarbaerÍsafjarðarbær 2,397.304,2803,8243,629
KaldrananeshreppurKaldrananeshreppur 458.93144106112
ReykholahreppurReykhólahreppur 1,103.34299278268
StrandabyggdStrandabyggð 1,834.27577501473
SudavikurhreppurSúðavíkurhreppur 760.82255192204
TalknafjardarhreppurTálknafjarðarhreppur 180.13367306305
VesturbyggdVesturbyggð 1,333.961,2298901,002
WestVesturlandAkranes9,554.5114,06215,37915,566
AkraneskaupstadurAkraneskaupstaður 9.025,3406,6236,767
BorgarbyggdBorgarbyggð 4,924.933,2963,4763,539
DalabyggdDalabyggð 2,439.45775684680
Eyja- og MiklaholtshreppurEyja- og Miklaholtshreppur 377.92115135144
GrundarfjardarbaerGrundarfjarðarbær 152.19952903900
HelgafellssveitHelgafellssveit 249.98566153
HvalfjardarsveitHvalfjarðarsveit 493.77547617635
SkorradalshreppurSkorradalshreppur 208.46455762
SnaefellsbaerSnæfellsbær 688.821,7191,7231,679
StykkisholmsbaerStykkishólmsbær 9.971,2171,1001,107
total  102,926.86279,049318,452329,100
source: Statistics Iceland.
note: Baejarhreppur (Westfjords) merged into Hunathing vestra (northwest); Sveitarfelagid Alftanes merged into Gardabaer.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
2011-01-01
admin.
population
2015-01-01
admin.
Greater ReykjavikGreater Reykjavík198,399207,174
AkureyriAkureyri og nágr.17,55918,014
KeflavikKeflavík og Njarðvík13,86214,821
SelfossSelfoss og nágr.6,5696,826
AkranesAkranes og nágr.6,6646,814
source: Statistics Iceland.