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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
Estimate
2017-01-01
 
AkrahreppurMunicipality224214209194196
Akranes (Akraneskaupstaður)Municipality5,3405,6576,5496,7677,051
AkureyriMunicipality15,45616,56817,57318,19118,488
Árborg (Sveitarfélagið Árborg)Municipality5,6916,5307,8118,0528,471
ÁrneshreppurMunicipality6757505446
ÁsahreppurMunicipality129149190216256
BláskógabyggðMunicipality8168939359611,026
BlönduóssbærMunicipality996917882861866
BolungarvíkMunicipality1,001930970923908
BorgarbyggðMunicipality3,2963,4463,5423,5393,677
BorgarfjarðarhreppurMunicipality142137134135116
BreiðdalshreppurMunicipality278249210186182
DalabyggðMunicipality775711694680673
DalvíkurbyggðMunicipality2,0501,9441,9491,8611,831
DjúpavogshreppurMunicipality504480443422452
EyjafjarðarsveitMunicipality9649931,0251,0321,015
Eyja- og MiklaholtshreppurMunicipality115139139144120
FjallabyggðMunicipality2,6332,3712,0662,0372,033
FjarðabyggðMunicipality4,1564,1374,6414,7474,691
FljótsdalshéraðMunicipality2,7813,3683,4673,4543,493
FljótsdalshreppurMunicipality90260897581
FlóahreppurMunicipality469517602616648
Garðabær (incl. Álftanes)Municipality9,37811,08513,16614,45315,230
Garður (Sveitarfélagið Garður)Municipality1,1831,3291,5151,4251,511
Grímsnes- og GrafningshreppurMunicipality350346415431467
GrindavíkurbærMunicipality2,2422,4942,8372,9953,218
GrundarfjarðarbærMunicipality952938904900869
GrýtubakkahreppurMunicipality374387337364352
HafnarfjörðurMunicipality19,15822,00025,91327,87528,703
HelgafellssveitMunicipality5647635352
Hörgársveit (Hörgárbyggð & Arnarneshreppur)Municipality580572607567574
Hornafjörður (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður)Municipality2,3952,2202,0862,1502,187
HrunamannahreppurMunicipality718754788794773
Húnaþing vestra (incl. Bæjarhreppur)Municipality1,3341,2781,2121,1711,174
HúnavatnshreppurMunicipality512486431414408
HvalfjarðarsveitMunicipality547560624635636
HveragerðiMunicipality1,7602,0212,2912,3842,483
ÍsafjarðarbærMunicipality4,2804,1343,8993,6293,608
KaldrananeshreppurMunicipality144117112112106
KjósarhreppurMunicipality142143197216220
KópavogurMunicipality22,69325,80330,35733,20535,246
LanganesbyggðMunicipality601548521513484
MosfellsbærMunicipality5,8696,8178,5539,3009,783
MýrdalshreppurMunicipality520508510480562
NorðurþingMunicipality3,3903,0942,9262,8062,963
Ölfus (Sveitarfélagið Ölfus)Municipality1,6591,7241,9521,8852,005
Rangárþing eystraMunicipality1,6671,6511,7451,7491,752
Rangárþing ytraMunicipality1,3781,4461,5431,5481,537
ReykhólahreppurMunicipality299262291268282
ReykjanesbærMunicipality10,62410,95214,09114,92416,350
Reykjavík (Reykjavíkurborg)Municipality109,887113,848118,326121,822123,246
SandgerðiMunicipality1,3251,3981,7101,5801,708
SeltjarnarnesMunicipality4,6654,5484,3954,4114,450
SeyðisfjörðurMunicipality828714706653650
SkaftárhreppurMunicipality585507445460475
SkagabyggðMunicipality10210110699101
Skagafjörður (Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður)Municipality4,1874,1454,1313,9103,932
Skagaströnd (Sveitarfélagið Skagaströnd)Municipality615558519488479
Skeiða- og GnúpverjahreppurMunicipality532529517518594
SkorradalshreppurMunicipality4564616258
SkútustaðahreppurMunicipality451437374395425
SnæfellsbærMunicipality1,7191,7191,7021,6791,625
StrandabyggðMunicipality577518508473468
StykkishólmurMunicipality1,2171,1411,0921,1071,168
SúðavíkurhreppurMunicipality255235202204186
SvalbarðshreppurMunicipality1211161119895
SvalbarðsstrandarhreppurMunicipality341366413414451
TálknafjarðarhreppurMunicipality367325299305236
ÞingeyjarsveitMunicipality1,048962942920915
TjörneshreppurMunicipality7364565959
VestmannaeyjarMunicipality4,5814,2154,1354,2724,292
VesturbyggðMunicipality1,2291,0199351,0021,030
Vogar (Sveitarfélagið Vogar)Municipality7329371,2061,1021,206
VopnafjarðarhreppurMunicipality789728683674645
Ísland [Iceland]Country279,049293,577317,630329,100338,349

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
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2010-01-01
Population
Estimate
2015-01-01
Population
Estimate
2017-01-01
 
AkranesUrban SettlementAkranes5,3405,6576,5496,7547,040
AkureyriUrban SettlementAkureyri15,14316,30817,29517,91518,235
ÁlftanesUrban SettlementGarðabær1,4392,0322,5232,4982,584
Árbæjarhverfi í ÖlfusiUrban SettlementÖlfus4957557976
BakkafjörðurUrban SettlementLanganesbyggð125109758677
BifröstUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð69224202208182
BíldudalurUrban SettlementVesturbyggð290226187196222
BlönduósUrban SettlementBlönduóssbær924851819793795
BolungarvíkUrban SettlementBolungarvík1,001930970906888
Borgarfjörður eystriUrban SettlementBorgarfjarðarhreppur9895938880
BorgarnesUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð1,7331,7571,8281,8651,946
Borg í GrímsnesiUrban SettlementGrímsnes- og Grafningshreppur...286396103
Brautarholt á SkeiðumUrban SettlementSkeiða- og Gnúpverjahreppur......405767
BreiðdalsvíkUrban SettlementBreiðdalshreppur188163144128130
Brúnahlíð í EyjafirðiUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit.........7888
BúðardalurUrban SettlementDalabyggð247241255274261
Byggðakjarni í MosfellsdalUrban SettlementMosfellsbær.........225229
Byggðakjarni í ÞykkvabæUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra.........5357
DalvíkUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð1,4851,4051,4351,3701,334
DjúpivogurUrban SettlementDjúpavogshreppur382379344331349
DrangsnesUrban SettlementKaldrananeshreppur10583728376
EgilsstaðirUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað1,6071,7652,2772,3192,393
EskifjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð1,0039991,0621,026997
EyrarbakkiUrban SettlementÁrborg543575565495505
FáskrúðsfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð585614667671705
FellabærUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað360417427404404
FlateyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær305284250206182
FlúðirUrban SettlementHrunamannahreppur267317382419430
GarðabærUrban SettlementGarðabær7,9399,05310,64311,88512,548
GarðurUrban SettlementGarður1,1831,3291,5151,4251,511
GrenivíkUrban SettlementGrýtubakkahreppur264290249274281
GrímseyUrban SettlementAkureyri9893897667
GrindavíkUrban SettlementGrindavíkurbær2,2422,4942,8372,9913,214
GrundarfjörðurUrban SettlementGrundarfjarðarbær855850832855825
Grundarhverfi á KjalarnesiUrban SettlementReykjavík331544520565562
HafnarfjörðurUrban SettlementHafnarfjörður19,15822,00025,91327,87028,698
HafnirUrban SettlementReykjanesbær112120119100112
HallormsstaðurUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað604547......
HauganesUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð164143128110115
HellaUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra592681785830816
HellissandurUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær407389391378370
HjalteyriUrban SettlementÁrneshreppur624645......
HnífsdalurUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær310257242194203
Höfn í HornafirðiUrban SettlementHornafjörður1,7691,6941,6141,6651,633
Hofsós (Hafsós)Urban SettlementSkagafjörður192173184161146
Hólar í HjaltadalUrban SettlementSkagafjörður76931096776
HólmavíkUrban SettlementStrandabyggð396388386337336
HrafnagilUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit102127258276235
HríseyUrban SettlementAkureyri215167189172153
HúsavíkUrban SettlementNorðurþing2,4392,3232,2292,1842,196
HvammstangiUrban SettlementHúnaþing vestra590576579543564
HvanneyriUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð154192252260272
HveragerðiUrban SettlementHveragerði1,7602,0212,2912,3822,481
HvolsvöllurUrban SettlementRangárþing eystra644739847934929
InnnesUrban SettlementHvalfjarðarsveit.........6066
ÍsafjörðurUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær2,8282,7852,6772,5252,571
Keflavík og NjarðvíkUrban SettlementReykjanesbær10,51210,83213,97214,82116,225
KirkjubæjarklausturUrban SettlementSkaftárhreppur146137117140140
KleppjárnsreykirUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð3248505142
KópaskerUrban SettlementNorðurþing165139126114109
KópavogurUrban SettlementKópavogur22,69325,80330,35733,18135,242
KristnesUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit4857405555
LaugarUrban SettlementÞingeyjarsveit92105112128106
LaugarásUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð12411211610397
LaugarbakkiUrban SettlementHúnaþing vestra8381604747
LaugarvatnUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð154179186163177
Litli-ÁrskógssandurUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð13012514210894
LónsbakkiUrban SettlementHörgársveit...649399107
Melahverfi í HvalfirðiUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð4181111120108
MosfellsbærUrban SettlementMosfellsbær5,6486,6138,3128,9489,444
Nesjahverfi í HornafirðiUrban SettlementHornafjörður9982717691
NeskaupstaðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð1,4581,4111,4511,5101,470
ÓlafsfjörðurUrban SettlementFjallabyggð1,076979852782796
ÓlafsvíkUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær9731,0081,005976945
PatreksfjörðurUrban SettlementVesturbyggð779663640682687
RauðalækurUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra.........5767
RaufarhöfnUrban SettlementNorðurþing368243217183173
ReyðarfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð6476961,0901,1801,189
ReykhólarUrban SettlementReykhólahreppur121114131132137
Reykholt í BiskupstungumUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð123182189236236
Reykholt í BorgarfirðiUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð272841......
ReykjahlíðUrban SettlementSkútustaðahreppur218208173156166
ReykjavíkUrban SettlementReykjavík109,268113,022117,505120,879122,198
RifUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær142144143163145
SandgerðiUrban SettlementSandgerði1,3251,3981,7101,5451,673
SauðárkrókurUrban SettlementSkagafjörður2,6002,6322,6402,5362,564
SelfossUrban SettlementÁrborg4,4835,2696,4936,7677,130
SeltjarnarnesUrban SettlementSeltjarnarnes4,6654,5484,3954,4114,450
SeyðisfjörðurUrban SettlementSeyðisfjörður828714706639637
SiglufjörðurUrban SettlementFjallabyggð1,5571,3921,2141,2191,201
SkagaströndUrban SettlementSkagaströnd615558519480473
Sólheimar í GrímsnesiUrban SettlementGrímsnes- og Grafningshreppur67689211187
StöðvarfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð276257223198184
StokkseyriUrban SettlementÁrborg462464468441473
StykkishólmurUrban SettlementStykkishólmur1,2171,1411,0921,1031,164
SúðavíkUrban SettlementSúðavíkurhreppur209193170173150
SuðureyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær319317317278252
SvalbarðseyriUrban SettlementSvalbarðsstrandarhreppur198210258283305
TálknafjörðurUrban SettlementTálknafjarðarhreppur346306285286222
ÞingeyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær344335263252244
ÞorlákshöfnUrban SettlementÖlfus1,3191,3561,5651,4601,572
ÞórshöfnUrban SettlementLanganesbyggð414386394358346
TjarnabyggðUrban SettlementÁrborg.........104110
VarmahlíðUrban SettlementSkagafjörður130128132121128
VestmannaeyjarUrban SettlementVestmannaeyjar4,5814,2154,1354,2724,292
Vík í MýrdalUrban SettlementMýrdalshreppur297291311293326
VogarUrban SettlementVogar6398471,1221,0351,134
VopnafjörðurUrban SettlementVopnafjarðarhreppur612570540528511

Source: Statistics Iceland (web).