Iceland Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Iceland urban population for 2019 was 339,110, a 2.48% increase from 2018.
  • Iceland urban population for 2018 was 330,898, a 2.76% increase from 2017.
  • Iceland urban population for 2017 was 322,016, a 2.41% increase from 2016.
  • Iceland urban population for 2016 was 314,424, a 1.44% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,272
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
Iceland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 339,110 93.86 2.45%
2018 330,898 93.81 2.72%
2017 322,016 93.77 2.39%
2016 314,424 93.74 1.43%
2015 309,974 93.70 1.08%
2014 306,653 93.67 1.15%
2013 303,150 93.63 0.98%
2012 300,190 93.60 0.55%
2011 298,556 93.59 0.32%
2010 297,604 93.57 -0.08%
2009 297,832 93.51 0.47%
2008 296,449 93.40 1.98%
2007 290,623 93.28 2.66%
2006 283,000 93.16 2.48%
2005 276,072 93.04 1.71%
2004 271,378 92.91 1.01%
2003 268,644 92.79 0.83%
2002 266,425 92.66 1.03%
2001 263,687 92.53 1.47%
2000 259,836 92.40 1.51%
1999 255,931 92.27 1.37%
1998 252,455 92.12 1.25%
1997 249,329 91.96 1.00%
1996 246,857 91.80 0.72%
1995 245,081 91.63 0.73%
1994 243,303 91.46 1.06%
1993 240,747 91.29 1.21%
1992 237,854 91.11 1.45%
1991 234,420 90.93 1.36%
1990 231,255 90.75 1.03%
1989 228,892 90.52 1.49%
1988 225,500 90.29 1.83%
1987 221,413 90.06 1.36%
1986 218,415 89.82 1.01%
1985 216,226 89.57 1.07%
1984 213,929 89.32 1.35%
1983 211,056 89.06 1.62%
1982 207,668 88.80 1.64%
1981 204,294 88.53 1.45%
1980 201,355 88.26 1.41%
1979 198,545 87.96 1.33%
1978 195,917 87.64 1.14%
1977 193,688 87.33 1.12%
1976 191,538 87.00 1.38%
1975 188,920 86.67 1.67%
1974 185,790 86.33 1.76%
1973 182,557 85.98 1.92%
1972 179,084 85.63 1.89%
1971 175,738 85.27 1.24%
1970 173,568 84.90 1.02%
1969 171,812 84.48 1.43%
1968 169,365 84.06 1.89%
1967 166,198 83.62 2.15%
1966 162,665 83.18 2.24%
1965 159,059 82.72 2.30%
1964 155,450 82.26 2.36%
1963 151,829 81.78 2.37%
1962 148,268 81.30 2.46%
1961 144,661 80.80 2.57%
1960 140,986 80.30 %