Iceland Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Iceland birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Iceland in 2020 is 11.885 births per 1000 people, a 1% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Iceland in 2019 was 12.005 births per 1000 people, a 0.98% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Iceland in 2018 was 12.124 births per 1000 people, a 2.73% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for Iceland in 2017 was 12.464 births per 1000 people, a 2.65% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Israel 19.830
Panama 18.601
Oman 18.090
Saudi Arabia 17.097
Argentina 16.736
Guam 16.405
Seychelles 16.101
Antigua and Barbuda 14.979
French Polynesia 14.328
New Caledonia 13.988
Bahamas 13.838
Uruguay 13.663
Bahrain 13.505
Kuwait 13.164
Australia 12.561
New Zealand 12.463
Trinidad and Tobago 12.453
Ireland 12.352
Chile 12.140
United States 11.990
Iceland 11.885
Sweden 11.827
Aruba 11.783
United Kingdom 11.433
France 11.107
Norway 11.099
Hong Kong 10.969
Denmark 10.865
Belgium 10.760
Curacao 10.751
Macao 10.684
Barbados 10.639
Luxembourg 10.494
Latvia 10.370
Canada 10.300
Switzerland 10.225
UAE 10.200
Estonia 10.172
Lithuania 10.134
Cyprus 10.128
Netherlands 10.121
Austria 9.939
Channel Islands 9.824
Malta 9.781
Poland 9.587
Slovenia 9.406
Hungary 9.406
Germany 9.397
Qatar 9.329
Finland 9.043
Croatia 8.685
Singapore 8.584
Taiwan 8.409
Spain 8.265
Portugal 7.768
Greece 7.475
Italy 7.391
Japan 7.301
South Korea 7.169
Puerto Rico 7.048
Iceland - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 11.885 -1.000%
2019 12.005 -0.980%
2018 12.124 -2.730%
2017 12.464 -2.650%
2016 12.803 -2.590%
2015 13.143 -2.510%
2014 13.482 -2.460%
2013 13.822 -1.710%
2012 14.062 -1.680%
2011 14.302 -1.650%
2010 14.542 -1.620%
2009 14.782 -1.600%
2008 15.022 0.910%
2007 14.886 0.920%
2006 14.750 0.930%
2005 14.614 0.940%
2004 14.478 0.950%
2003 14.342 -1.520%
2002 14.563 -1.500%
2001 14.785 -1.470%
2000 15.006 -1.460%
1999 15.228 -1.430%
1998 15.449 -2.240%
1997 15.803 -2.190%
1996 16.157 -2.150%
1995 16.512 -2.100%
1994 16.866 -2.060%
1993 17.220 0.010%
1992 17.219 0.010%
1991 17.218 0.010%
1990 17.217 0.010%
1989 17.216 0.010%
1988 17.215 -0.940%
1987 17.379 -0.940%
1986 17.544 -0.930%
1985 17.708 -0.920%
1984 17.873 -0.910%
1983 18.037 -1.190%
1982 18.254 -1.170%
1981 18.470 -1.160%
1980 18.687 -1.140%
1979 18.903 -1.130%
1978 19.120 -1.900%
1977 19.490 -1.870%
1976 19.861 -1.830%
1975 20.231 -1.800%
1974 20.602 -1.760%
1973 20.972 -1.050%
1972 21.194 -1.040%
1971 21.416 -1.020%
1970 21.637 -1.020%
1969 21.859 -1.010%
1968 22.081 -3.350%
1967 22.846 -3.240%
1966 23.611 -3.130%
1965 24.375 -3.040%
1964 25.140 -2.950%
1963 25.905 -1.770%
1962 26.371 -1.730%
1961 26.836 -1.710%
1960 27.302 -1.670%
1959 27.767 -1.650%
1958 28.233 0.230%
1957 28.169 0.230%
1956 28.105 0.230%
1955 28.040 0.230%
1954 27.976 0.230%
1953 27.912 0.230%
1952 27.848 0.230%
1951 27.784 0.230%
1950 27.719 0.000%