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Iceland Population and Religion Percentage

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic Ocean. It’s the most sparsely populated country in Europe. As per Statistics Island, the population of  Iceland as of 1 January 2022 is 376,248 ( 37.6 lakh)

The estimated population of Iceland in 2024: 376 thousand or 3.76 Lakh

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Iceland Demographics

Iceland2022 Population
Total Population

376,248

Global Rank180
Land Area 100,250 sq. km (38,710 sq. mi)
Area Rank106
Pop. Density3 people/sq. km
Fertility Rate* 1.77
Infant mortality rate ** 1
Median Age  37.5 Years
Life Expectancy 83.52 years
Urban Population 94.4%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Iceland

Christianity is the majority religion in Iceland and 73.76% of the Icelandic people are Christians. Amon Christians most of them belong to the Church of Iceland, a Lutheran church. Small free Lutheran churches were 4.715, Catholics 4.71 were 3.97%, and a further 7.51% of the Icelanders were adherents of some other Christian denomination.

Other religions account for 4% of the population and 7.57% are Unaffiliated and the other 15% are unspecified.

Religion percentage in Iceland

ReligionPercentage
Christianity73.76%
– Church of Iceland– 62.28%
– Free Churches– 4.71%
– Catholic Church– 3.97%
– Other Christians– 2.73%
– Asatruar Fellowship– 1.39%
Icelandic Ethical Humanist 1.11%
Islam0.39%
Buddhist 0.31%
 Zuism0.23%
Smaller Faits0.24%
Other religions and unspecified15%
Unaffiliated7.57%

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Top Cities in Iceland by Population
#CityPopulation
1Reykjavík1,28,793
2Kópavogur36,975
3Hafnarfjörður29,799
4Reykjanesbær18,920
5Akureyri18,925
6Garðabær16,299
7Mosfellsbær11,463
8Árborg9,485
9Akranes7,411
10Fjarðabyggð5,070
Population of Iceland 2024 | Religion in Iceland