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Municipalities

The population of the municipalities of Iceland according to official estimates.

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
2000-01-01
Population
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2005-01-01
Population
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2010-01-01
Population
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2015-01-01
Population
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2018-01-01
 
AkrahreppurMunicipality224214209194194
Akranes (Akraneskaupstaður)Municipality5,3405,6576,5496,7677,259
AkureyriMunicipality15,45616,56817,57318,19118,787
Árborg (Sveitarfélagið Árborg)Municipality5,6916,5307,8118,0528,995
ÁrneshreppurMunicipality6757505443
ÁsahreppurMunicipality129149190216247
BláskógabyggðMunicipality8168939359611,115
BlönduóssbærMunicipality996917882861895
BolungarvíkMunicipality1,001930970923945
BorgarbyggðMunicipality3,2963,4463,5423,5393,745
BorgarfjarðarhreppurMunicipality142137134135108
BreiðdalshreppurMunicipality278249210186185
DalabyggðMunicipality775711694680667
DalvíkurbyggðMunicipality2,0501,9441,9491,8611,880
DjúpavogshreppurMunicipality504480443422461
EyjafjarðarsveitMunicipality9649931,0251,0321,016
Eyja- og MiklaholtshreppurMunicipality115139139144129
FjallabyggðMunicipality2,6332,3712,0662,0372,015
FjarðabyggðMunicipality4,1564,1374,6414,7474,777
FljótsdalshéraðMunicipality2,7813,3683,4673,4543,547
FljótsdalshreppurMunicipality90260897576
FlóahreppurMunicipality469517602616644
Garðabær (incl. Álftanes)Municipality9,37811,08513,16614,45315,709
Garður (Sveitarfélagið Garður)Municipality1,1831,3291,5151,4251,595
Grímsnes- og GrafningshreppurMunicipality350346415431479
GrindavíkurbærMunicipality2,2422,4942,8372,9953,323
GrundarfjarðarbærMunicipality952938904900877
GrýtubakkahreppurMunicipality374387337364372
HafnarfjörðurMunicipality19,15822,00025,91327,87529,412
HelgafellssveitMunicipality5647635358
Hörgársveit (Hörgárbyggð & Arnarneshreppur)Municipality580572607567580
Hornafjörður (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður)Municipality2,3952,2202,0862,1502,306
HrunamannahreppurMunicipality718754788794774
Húnaþing vestra (incl. Bæjarhreppur)Municipality1,3341,2781,2121,1711,193
HúnavatnshreppurMunicipality512486431414383
HvalfjarðarsveitMunicipality547560624635648
HveragerðiMunicipality1,7602,0212,2912,3842,566
ÍsafjarðarbærMunicipality4,2804,1343,8993,6293,707
KaldrananeshreppurMunicipality144117112112109
KjósarhreppurMunicipality142143197216221
KópavogurMunicipality22,69325,80330,35733,20535,970
LanganesbyggðMunicipality601548521513481
MosfellsbærMunicipality5,8696,8178,5539,30010,556
MýrdalshreppurMunicipality520508510480633
NorðurþingMunicipality3,3903,0942,9262,8063,234
Ölfus (Sveitarfélagið Ölfus)Municipality1,6591,7241,9521,8852,111
Rangárþing eystraMunicipality1,6671,6511,7451,7491,798
Rangárþing ytraMunicipality1,3781,4461,5431,5481,610
ReykhólahreppurMunicipality299262291268275
ReykjanesbærMunicipality10,62410,95214,09114,92417,805
Reykjavík (Reykjavíkurborg)Municipality109,887113,848118,326121,822126,041
SandgerðiMunicipality1,3251,3981,7101,5801,779
SeltjarnarnesMunicipality4,6654,5484,3954,4114,575
SeyðisfjörðurMunicipality828714706653676
SkaftárhreppurMunicipality585507445460560
SkagabyggðMunicipality1021011069993
Skagafjörður (Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður)Municipality4,1874,1454,1313,9103,955
Skagaströnd (Sveitarfélagið Skagaströnd)Municipality615558519488482
Skeiða- og GnúpverjahreppurMunicipality532529517518690
SkorradalshreppurMunicipality4564616256
SkútustaðahreppurMunicipality451437374395493
SnæfellsbærMunicipality1,7191,7191,7021,6791,641
StrandabyggðMunicipality577518508473451
StykkishólmurMunicipality1,2171,1411,0921,1071,177
SúðavíkurhreppurMunicipality255235202204196
SvalbarðshreppurMunicipality1211161119892
SvalbarðsstrandarhreppurMunicipality341366413414483
TálknafjarðarhreppurMunicipality367325299305244
ÞingeyjarsveitMunicipality1,048962942920962
TjörneshreppurMunicipality7364565958
VestmannaeyjarMunicipality4,5814,2154,1354,2724,284
VesturbyggðMunicipality1,2291,0199351,0021,024
Vogar (Sveitarfélagið Vogar)Municipality7329371,2061,1021,268
VopnafjarðarhreppurMunicipality789728683674655
Ísland [Iceland]Country279,049293,577317,630329,100348,450

Contents: Urban Localities

The population of all urban settlements (so-called "nuclei") in Iceland according to official estimates.

Name StatusMunicipalityPopulation
Estimate
2000-01-01
Population
Estimate
2005-01-01
Population
Estimate
2010-01-01
Population
Estimate
2015-01-01
Population
Estimate
2018-01-01
 
AkranesUrban SettlementAkranes5,3405,6576,5496,7547,249
AkureyriUrban SettlementAkureyri15,14316,30817,29517,91518,542
ÁlftanesUrban SettlementGarðabær1,4392,0322,5232,4982,586
Árbæjarhverfi í ÖlfusiUrban SettlementÖlfus4957557974
ÁrnesUrban SettlementSkeiða- og Gnúpverjahreppur............53
BakkafjörðurUrban SettlementLanganesbyggð125109758665
BifröstUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð69224202208179
BíldudalurUrban SettlementVesturbyggð290226187196225
BlönduósUrban SettlementBlönduóssbær924851819793821
BolungarvíkUrban SettlementBolungarvík1,001930970906924
Borgarfjörður eystriUrban SettlementBorgarfjarðarhreppur9895938876
BorgarnesUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð1,7331,7571,8281,8651,962
Borg í GrímsnesiUrban SettlementGrímsnes- og Grafningshreppur...286396112
Brautarholt á SkeiðumUrban SettlementSkeiða- og Gnúpverjahreppur......405770
BreiðdalsvíkUrban SettlementBreiðdalshreppur188163144128137
Brúnahlíð í EyjafirðiUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit.........7885
BúðardalurUrban SettlementDalabyggð247241255274272
Byggðakjarni í MosfellsdalUrban SettlementMosfellsbær.........225224
Byggðakjarni í ÞykkvabæUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra.........5359
DalvíkUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð1,4851,4051,4351,3701,367
DjúpivogurUrban SettlementDjúpavogshreppur382379344331357
DrangsnesUrban SettlementKaldrananeshreppur10583728377
EgilsstaðirUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað1,6071,7652,2772,3192,464
EskifjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð1,0039991,0621,0261,006
EyrarbakkiUrban SettlementÁrborg543575565495526
FáskrúðsfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð585614667671712
FellabærUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað360417427404395
FlateyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær305284250206177
FlúðirUrban SettlementHrunamannahreppur267317382419432
GarðabærUrban SettlementGarðabær7,9399,05310,64311,88512,912
GarðurUrban SettlementGarður1,1831,3291,5151,4251,595
GrenivíkUrban SettlementGrýtubakkahreppur264290249274297
GrímseyUrban SettlementAkureyri9893897661
GrindavíkUrban SettlementGrindavíkurbær2,2422,4942,8372,9913,319
GrundarfjörðurUrban SettlementGrundarfjarðarbær855850832855834
Grundarhverfi á KjalarnesiUrban SettlementReykjavík331544520565587
HafnarfjörðurUrban SettlementHafnarfjörður19,15822,00025,91327,87029,409
HafnirUrban SettlementReykjanesbær112120119100110
HallormsstaðurUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað604547......
HauganesUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð164143128110111
HellaUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra592681785830861
HellissandurUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær407389391378365
HjalteyriUrban SettlementÁrneshreppur624645......
HnífsdalurUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær310257242194208
Höfn í HornafirðiUrban SettlementHornafjörður1,7691,6941,6141,6651,677
Hofsós (Hafsós)Urban SettlementSkagafjörður192173184161147
Hólar í HjaltadalUrban SettlementSkagafjörður76931096794
HólmavíkUrban SettlementStrandabyggð396388386337320
HrafnagilUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit102127258276257
HríseyUrban SettlementAkureyri215167189172151
HúsavíkUrban SettlementNorðurþing2,4392,3232,2292,1842,323
HvammstangiUrban SettlementHúnaþing vestra590576579543578
HvanneyriUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð154192252260285
HveragerðiUrban SettlementHveragerði1,7602,0212,2912,3822,564
HvolsvöllurUrban SettlementRangárþing eystra644739847934931
InnnesUrban SettlementHvalfjarðarsveit.........6065
ÍsafjörðurUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær2,8282,7852,6772,5252,625
Keflavík og NjarðvíkUrban SettlementReykjanesbær10,51210,83213,97214,82117,555
KirkjubæjarklausturUrban SettlementSkaftárhreppur146137117140176
KleppjárnsreykirUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð3248505143
KópaskerUrban SettlementNorðurþing165139126114122
KópavogurUrban SettlementKópavogur22,69325,80330,35733,18135,966
KristnesUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit4857405552
LaugarUrban SettlementÞingeyjarsveit92105112128109
LaugarásUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð124112116103116
LaugarbakkiUrban SettlementHúnaþing vestra8381604757
LaugarvatnUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð154179186163191
Litli-ÁrskógssandurUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð130125142108102
LónsbakkiUrban SettlementHörgársveit...649399102
Melahverfi í HvalfirðiUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð4181111120107
MosfellsbærUrban SettlementMosfellsbær5,6486,6138,3128,94810,225
Nesjahverfi í HornafirðiUrban SettlementHornafjörður9982717692
NeskaupstaðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð1,4581,4111,4511,5101,469
ÓlafsfjörðurUrban SettlementFjallabyggð1,076979852782791
ÓlafsvíkUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær9731,0081,005976970
PatreksfjörðurUrban SettlementVesturbyggð779663640682677
RauðalækurUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra.........5768
RaufarhöfnUrban SettlementNorðurþing368243217183186
ReyðarfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð6476961,0901,1801,270
ReykhólarUrban SettlementReykhólahreppur121114131132130
Reykholt í BiskupstungumUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð123182189236270
Reykholt í BorgarfirðiUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð272841...56
ReykjahlíðUrban SettlementSkútustaðahreppur218208173156208
ReykjavíkUrban SettlementReykjavík109,268113,022117,505120,879124,847
RifUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær142144143163135
SandgerðiUrban SettlementSandgerði1,3251,3981,7101,5451,753
SauðárkrókurUrban SettlementSkagafjörður2,6002,6322,6402,5362,574
SelfossUrban SettlementÁrborg4,4835,2696,4936,7677,564
SeltjarnarnesUrban SettlementSeltjarnarnes4,6654,5484,3954,4114,575
SeyðisfjörðurUrban SettlementSeyðisfjörður828714706639663
SiglufjörðurUrban SettlementFjallabyggð1,5571,3921,2141,2191,183
SkagaströndUrban SettlementSkagaströnd615558519480477
Sólheimar í GrímsnesiUrban SettlementGrímsnes- og Grafningshreppur67689211191
StöðvarfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð276257223198184
StokkseyriUrban SettlementÁrborg462464468441528
StykkishólmurUrban SettlementStykkishólmur1,2171,1411,0921,1031,173
SúðavíkUrban SettlementSúðavíkurhreppur209193170173157
SuðureyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær319317317278257
SvalbarðseyriUrban SettlementSvalbarðsstrandarhreppur198210258283337
TálknafjörðurUrban SettlementTálknafjarðarhreppur346306285286231
ÞingeyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær344335263252276
ÞorlákshöfnUrban SettlementÖlfus1,3191,3561,5651,4601,651
ÞórshöfnUrban SettlementLanganesbyggð414386394358352
TjarnabyggðUrban SettlementÁrborg.........104106
VarmahlíðUrban SettlementSkagafjörður130128132121127
VestmannaeyjarUrban SettlementVestmannaeyjar4,5814,2154,1354,2724,284
Vík í MýrdalUrban SettlementMýrdalshreppur297291311293402
VogarUrban SettlementVogar6398471,1221,0351,183
VopnafjörðurUrban SettlementVopnafjarðarhreppur612570540528526

Source: Statistics Iceland (web).