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Kalaallit Nunaat

Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark. It is not part of the European Union.

Municipalities

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

NameAbbr.CapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
Estimate (E)
1980-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
1990-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2000-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2010-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2020-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2022-01-01
GreenlandGRLNuuk2,166,00049,77355,55856,12456,45256,08156,562
AvannaataAVAIlulissat522,7009,42510,46611,19010,97310,72610,90852270000
KujalleqKJLQaqortoq51,0007,9218,3638,0537,5896,4396,2925100000
QeqertalikQTLAasiaat62,4007,5467,8227,5076,7766,3406,1806240000
QeqqataQQTSisimiut97,0008,8099,6389,5429,6779,3789,2579700000
SermersooqSMSNuuk575,30015,52818,92319,54921,23223,12323,86157530000
x [outside municipalities]OUT857,600544346283205756485760000

Major Towns

 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2022-01-01
1NuukSMS19,261
2SisimiutQQT5,520
3IlulissatAVA4,737
4QaqortoqKJL3,008
5AasiaatQTL2,977
6ManiitsoqQQT2,516
7TasiilaqSMS1,931
8UummannaqAVA1,447
9NarsaqKJL1,320
10PaamiutSMS1,209

Contents: Towns, Settlements & Stations

The population of all Greenlandic towns, settlements and stations with more than 100 inhabitants according to official estimates.

NameStatusAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
1980-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
1990-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2000-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2010-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2020-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2022-01-01
Area
AappilattoqSettKJL2072021671321001050
AappilattoqSettAVA1191432131801491520
Aasiaat (Egedesminde)TownQTL3,1963,3083,2343,0053,0692,9770
AkunnaaqSettQTL19616510210166670
Alluitsup Paa (Sydprøven)SettKJL5815274893032021690
ArsukSettSMS31433319715673860
AtammikSettQQT1512012141971961970
AttuSettQTL3493533102262031870
Eqalugaarsuit (incl. Upernaviarsuk Farm, Eqalugaarsuit Farms)SettKJL20121316813789810
IkamiutSettQTL1061001109686740
IkerasaarsukSettQTL4674104102901040
IkerasakSettAVA1952212562382332340
Illoqqortoormiut (Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund)TownSMS3914615214693453540
IllorsuitSettAVA13811712191000
Ilulissat (Jakobshavn)TownAVA3,6484,1914,2004,5464,6704,7370
InnaarsuitSettAVA811111611611801480
ItilleqSettQQT11310712911289810
Kangaamiut (Gammel Sukkertoppen)SettQQT5335564813572933030
Kangaatsiaq (Kangatsiaq)TownQTL4115366235865205090
Kangerlussuaq (Søndrestrømfjord)SettQQT6824734465565084750
KangersuatsiaqSettAVA2172562551861301400
KullorsuaqSettAVA2032743874364534560
KulusukSettSMS4023473322862412150
Kuummiut (Kuummiit)SettSMS4744583893612482580
Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen)TownQQT3,0083,1352,9292,7842,5342,5160
NanortalikTownKJL1,4021,4241,5381,4481,1851,1290
NapasoqSettQQT2341831018580780
NarsaqTownKJL1,7281,8171,7141,6131,3511,3200
NarsarsuaqSettKJL1361571911581231700
NiaqornaarsukSettQTL2983173653002492390
NuugaatsiaqSettAVA938310084000
Nuuk (Godthåb)TownSMS9,07712,21713,44515,46918,32619,2610
NuussuaqSettAVA1431651922041811980
Paamiut (Frederikshåb)TownSMS2,2372,2191,8881,6191,3081,2090
Pituffik (Thule Air Base) [← Greenlandic and Danish personnel]StatOUT49430525516562520
Qaanaaq (Avanersuaq, Thule)TownAVA4095516656266466020
QaarsutSettAVA1982232411961741610
Qaqortoq (Julianehåb)TownKJL2,5953,1293,1183,3063,0593,0080
Qasigiannguit (Christianshåb)TownQTL1,7711,6121,4061,2531,0811,0410
QeqertaqSettAVA831111361301141200
Qeqertarsuaq (Godhavn)TownQTL9411,0939939078398400
QeqertarsuatsiaatSettSMS3313212612351691760
SaattutSettAVA2642342772122262550
SaqqaqSettAVA1471171981881321510
SarfannguitSettQQT11211211512696870
SermiligaaqSettSMS1701822072222091980
Sisimiut (Holsteinsborg)TownQQT3,9764,8715,1275,4605,5825,5200
Tasiilaq (Ammassalik)TownSMS1,1141,4651,7051,9301,9851,9310
TasiusaqSettAVA1631662312482522700
TiniteqilaaqSettSMS20719614613496750
UkkusissatSettAVA1691952301701541530
UpernavikTownAVA8449181,1431,1291,0921,1250
Upernavik KujalleqSettAVA1331861862042012070
Uummannaq (Umanak)TownAVA1,1751,4051,4601,2991,4071,4470

Population Structure

Further information about the population structure.

Gender (E 2022)
Males29,803
Females26,759
Age Groups (E 2022)
0-17 years13,768
18-64 years37,514
65+ years5,280
Age Distribution (E 2022)
0-9 years7,916
10-19 years7,343
20-29 years8,427
30-39 years8,826
40-49 years6,272
50-59 years8,673
60-69 years6,168
70-79 years2,318
80-89 years570
90+ years49
Country of Birth (E 2022)
Greenland50,388
Other Country6,170
Citizenship (E 2022)
Denmark55,023
Other Country1,538

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