Population of Iceland 2021

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Population of Iceland 2021

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic Ocean. It’s the most sparsely populated country in Europe. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Iceland in 2020 is 341,250 (341 thousand or 3.41 lakh)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Iceland Population 2021

Iceland has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.65%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  343,360 (343 thousand). The total Land Area of Iceland is 100,250 sq.km (38,710 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Iceland is 3 per Km2 (9 people per mi2).

Population of Iceland in 2021  – 343 thousand or 3,43 lakh (Approx)
Iceland2020 Population
Total Population

341,250 (341 thousand or 3.41 lakh)

Global Rank180
Share of World Pop.
Land Area 100,250 sq.km (38,710 sq. mi)
Area Rank106
Pop. Density3 people/sq. km
Capital CityReykjavík

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Iceland Demographics
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

Religion in Iceland

  • Christianity – 75.1% 
    —63.5% Church of Iceland
    —11.6% Other Christian
  • No religion – 21.5% 
  • Ásatrúarfélagið – 1.3% 
  • Other – 2.1% 

Source: Wikipedia

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