Iceland Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of Iceland population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Iceland in 2021 is 343,353, a 0.62% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Iceland in 2020 was 341,243, a 0.65% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Iceland in 2019 was 339,031, a 0.69% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Iceland in 2018 was 336,713, a 0.69% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population
United States 332,915,073
Japan 126,050,804
Germany 83,900,473
United Kingdom 68,207,116
France 65,426,179
Italy 60,367,477
South Korea 51,305,186
Spain 46,745,216
Argentina 45,605,826
Canada 38,067,903
Poland 37,797,005
Saudi Arabia 35,340,683
Australia 25,788,215
Taiwan 23,855,010
Chile 19,212,361
Netherlands 17,173,099
Belgium 11,632,326
Greece 10,370,744
Portugal 10,167,925
Sweden 10,160,169
UAE 9,991,089
Hungary 9,634,164
Austria 9,043,070
Israel 8,789,774
Switzerland 8,715,494
Hong Kong 7,552,810
Singapore 5,896,686
Denmark 5,813,298
Finland 5,548,360
Norway 5,465,630
Oman 5,223,375
Ireland 4,982,907
New Zealand 4,860,643
Panama 4,381,579
Kuwait 4,328,550
Croatia 4,081,651
Uruguay 3,485,151
Qatar 2,930,528
Puerto Rico 2,828,255
Lithuania 2,689,862
Slovenia 2,078,724
Latvia 1,866,942
Bahrain 1,748,296
Trinidad and Tobago 1,403,375
Estonia 1,325,185
Cyprus 1,215,584
Macao 658,394
Luxembourg 634,814
Malta 442,784
Bahamas 396,913
Iceland 343,353
New Caledonia 288,218
Barbados 287,711
French Polynesia 282,530
Channel Islands 175,245
Guam 170,179
Curacao 164,798
Aruba 107,204
Seychelles 98,908
Antigua and Barbuda 98,731
Isle of Man 85,410
Andorra 77,355
Cayman Islands 66,497
Bermuda 62,090
Northern Mariana Islands 57,917
Greenland 56,877
Faroe Islands 49,049
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,412
Monaco 39,511
Turks and Caicos Islands 39,231
Liechtenstein 38,250
San Marino 34,017
Gibraltar 33,698
British Virgin Islands 30,421
Palau 18,169
Iceland - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 343,353 0.62%
2020 341,243 0.65%
2019 339,031 0.69%
2018 336,713 0.69%
2017 334,393 0.66%
2016 332,206 0.59%
2015 330,243 0.50%
2014 328,594 0.43%
2013 327,187 0.47%
2012 325,652 0.67%
2011 323,474 0.98%
2010 320,328 1.35%
2009 316,062 1.67%
2008 310,856 1.86%
2007 305,183 1.82%
2006 299,720 1.61%
2005 294,979 1.33%
2004 291,104 1.09%
2003 287,952 0.92%
2002 285,329 0.86%
2001 282,907 0.88%
2000 280,435 0.92%
1999 277,870 0.93%
1998 275,296 0.95%
1997 272,709 0.95%
1996 270,150 0.94%
1995 267,629 0.94%
1994 265,138 0.94%
1993 262,656 0.96%
1992 260,151 0.98%
1991 257,624 1.01%
1990 255,043 1.04%
1989 252,413 1.06%
1988 249,756 1.09%
1987 247,056 1.12%
1986 244,331 1.14%
1985 241,582 1.16%
1984 238,808 1.18%
1983 236,019 1.18%
1982 233,269 1.13%
1981 230,664 1.05%
1980 228,262 0.95%
1979 226,103 0.87%
1978 224,150 0.85%
1977 222,266 0.90%
1976 220,291 1.02%
1975 218,070 1.16%
1974 215,563 1.29%
1973 212,814 1.37%
1972 209,929 1.37%
1971 207,088 1.30%
1970 204,426 1.21%
1969 201,974 1.15%
1968 199,669 1.15%
1967 197,401 1.24%
1966 194,990 1.39%
1965 192,313 1.57%
1964 189,338 1.73%
1963 186,124 1.87%
1962 182,711 1.97%
1961 179,183 2.05%
1960 175,592 2.09%
1959 171,991 2.14%
1958 168,387 2.18%
1957 164,788 2.23%
1956 161,198 2.26%
1955 157,642 2.26%
1954 154,157 2.21%
1953 150,820 2.11%
1952 147,706 1.91%
1951 144,942 1.60%
1950 142,659 0.00%