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Contents: Regions and Municipalities

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

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, nationality).

NameStatusPopulation
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2000-01-01
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2005-01-01
Population
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2010-01-01
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2015-01-01
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2020-01-01
Population
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2022-01-01
Austurland [Eastern Region]Region11,96312,29312,45912,49613,17313,237
Fjarðabyggð (incl. Breiðdalshreppur)Municipality4,4344,3864,8514,9335,0725,206
FljótsdalshreppurMunicipality90260897586103
Hornafjörður (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður)Municipality2,3952,2202,0862,1502,4342,450
Múlaþing (incl. Fljótsdalshérað)Municipality4,2554,6994,7504,6644,9225,057
VopnafjarðarhreppurMunicipality789728683674659665
Höfuðborgarsvæð [Capital Region]Region171,792184,244200,907211,282233,034236,528
Garðabær (incl. Álftanes)Municipality9,37811,08513,16614,45316,92418,445
HafnarfjörðurMunicipality19,15822,00025,91327,87529,97129,763
KjósarhreppurMunicipality142143197216245244
KópavogurMunicipality22,69325,80330,35733,20537,95938,998
MosfellsbærMunicipality5,8696,8178,5539,30012,07313,024
Reykjavík (Reykjavíkurborg)Municipality109,887113,848118,326121,822131,136135,688
SeltjarnarnesMunicipality4,6654,5484,3954,4114,7264,720
Norðurland eystra [Northeastern Region]Region28,08228,42228,90029,25730,60030,613
AkureyriMunicipality15,45616,56817,57318,19119,02519,642
DalvíkurbyggðMunicipality2,0501,9441,9491,8611,9031,860
EyjafjarðarsveitMunicipality9649931,0251,0321,0771,119
FjallabyggðMunicipality2,6332,3712,0662,0372,0061,966
GrýtubakkahreppurMunicipality374387337364370369
Hörgársveit (Hörgárbyggð & Arnarneshreppur)Municipality580572607567623704
LanganesbyggðMunicipality601548521513482506
NorðurþingMunicipality3,3903,0942,9262,8063,1153,041
SkútustaðahreppurMunicipality451437374395507483
SvalbarðshreppurMunicipality121116111989394
SvalbarðsstrandarhreppurMunicipality341366413414483449
ÞingeyjarsveitMunicipality1,048962942920862867
TjörneshreppurMunicipality736456595461
Norðurland vestra [Northwestern Region]Region7,9707,6997,4907,1377,3227,400
AkrahreppurMunicipality224214209194205204
BlönduóssbærMunicipality996917882861938928
Húnaþing vestra (incl. Bæjarhreppur)Municipality1,3341,2781,2121,1711,2111,226
HúnavatnshreppurMunicipality512486431414371384
SkagabyggðMunicipality102101106999090
Skagafjörður (Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður)Municipality4,1874,1454,1313,9104,0344,090
Skagaströnd (Sveitarfélagið Skagaströnd)Municipality615558519488473483
Suðurland [Southern Region]Region20,85521,79023,87924,36628,39929,001
Árborg (Sveitarfélagið Árborg)Municipality5,6916,5307,8118,05210,05510,834
ÁsahreppurMunicipality129149190216251261
BláskógabyggðMunicipality8168939359611,1631,164
FlóahreppurMunicipality469517602616687694
Grímsnes- og GrafningshreppurMunicipality350346415431497525
HrunamannahreppurMunicipality718754788794818818
HveragerðiMunicipality1,7602,0212,2912,3842,6992,984
MýrdalshreppurMunicipality520508510480719814
Ölfus (Sveitarfélagið Ölfus)Municipality1,6591,7241,9521,8852,2762,481
Rangárþing eystraMunicipality1,6671,6511,7451,7491,9611,971
Rangárþing ytraMunicipality1,3781,4461,5431,5481,6821,810
SkaftárhreppurMunicipality585507445460627641
Skeiða- og GnúpverjahreppurMunicipality532529517518609576
VestmannaeyjarMunicipality4,5814,2154,1354,2724,3554,414
Suðurnes [Southern Peninsula]Region16,10617,11021,35922,02627,82928,195
GrindavíkurbærMunicipality2,2422,4942,8372,9953,5123,585
ReykjanesbærMunicipality10,62410,95214,09114,92419,42120,416
Suðurnesjabær (incl. Garður, Sandgerði)Municipality2,5082,7273,2253,0053,5883,753
Vogar (Sveitarfélagið Vogar)Municipality7329371,2061,1021,3081,354
Vestfirðir [Westfjords]Region8,2197,5977,2666,9707,1157,108
ÁrneshreppurMunicipality675750544342
BolungarvíkMunicipality1,001930970923955956
ÍsafjarðarbærMunicipality4,2804,1343,8993,6293,8093,840
KaldrananeshreppurMunicipality144117112112109109
ReykhólahreppurMunicipality299262291268262233
StrandabyggðMunicipality577518508473457424
SúðavíkurhreppurMunicipality255235202204208215
TálknafjarðarhreppurMunicipality367325299305251255
VesturbyggðMunicipality1,2291,0199351,0021,0211,131
Vesturland [Western Region]Region14,06214,42215,37015,56616,66216,710
Akranes (Akraneskaupstaður)Municipality5,3405,6576,5496,7677,5347,841
BorgarbyggðMunicipality3,2963,4463,5423,5393,8523,868
DalabyggðMunicipality775711694680639665
Eyja- og MiklaholtshreppurMunicipality115139139144124102
GrundarfjarðarbærMunicipality952938904900876840
HelgafellssveitMunicipality564763536479
HvalfjarðarsveitMunicipality547560624635625687
SkorradalshreppurMunicipality456461626560
SnæfellsbærMunicipality1,7191,7191,7021,6791,6741,666
StykkishólmurMunicipality1,2171,1411,0921,1071,2091,211
Ísland [Iceland]Country279,049293,577317,630329,100364,134376,248

Source: Statistics Iceland (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2022)
Males193,095
Females183,153
Age Groups (E 2022)
0-17 years83,624
18-64 years236,257
65+ years56,367
Age Distribution (E 2022)
0-9 years45,152
10-19 years47,516
20-29 years56,249
30-39 years56,535
40-49 years49,402
50-59 years44,072
60-69 years38,939
70-79 years25,294
80-89 years10,535
90+ years2,554
Nationality (E 2022)
Iceland321,240
Other country54,770