Population of Iceland

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Iceland is 384,778 as of May 20, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Iceland is projected at 343,353 or 343.4 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Iceland is projected at 341,243 or 341.2 thousands people for the year 2020. Iceland ranks number 180th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Iceland is ranked 39th among 48 countries in Europe.

Iceland's population peak will be 2054 with 377.0 thousands people after Iceland's population will be decreased year by year. The Iceland population is projected to reach 359.7 thousand in 2030 and increase further to 376.7 thousand in 2050, and it will decrease by 353.3 thousand by 2100. Iceland accounts for 0.0044 percent of the world population. However, its global share declined by 0.0057% in 1966 and is projected to decline at 0.0032% by 2100.

Iceland was at 171st position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 183rd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Iceland population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
2020341,2432,2120.650.0043
2021343,3532,1100.620.0043
2022345,3932,0400.590.0043
2023347,3801,9870.580.0042
2024349,3081,9280.560.0042
2025351,1841,8760.540.0042
2026353,0141,8300.520.0042
2027354,7841,7700.500.0042
2028356,4871,7030.480.0042
2029358,1271,6400.460.0042
2030359,7111,5840.440.0041
2031361,2201,5090.420.0041
2032362,6691,4490.400.0041
2033364,0441,3750.380.0041
2034365,3621,3180.360.0041
2035366,6061,2440.340.0041
2036367,7741,1680.320.0041
2037368,8711,0970.300.0040
2038369,9061,0350.280.0040
2039370,8639570.260.0040
2040371,7468830.240.0040
2041372,5598130.220.0040
2042373,3057460.200.0040
2043373,9686630.180.0040
2044374,5595910.160.0039
2045375,0855260.140.0039
2046375,5294440.120.0039
2047375,9123830.100.0039
2048376,2293170.080.0039
2049376,4892600.070.0039
2050376,6932040.050.0038
2051376,8251320.040.0038
2052376,924990.030.0038
2053376,975510.010.0038
2054376,97940.000.0038
2055376,953-26-0.010.0038
2056376,910-43-0.010.0038
2057376,822-88-0.020.0038
2058376,715-107-0.030.0037
2059376,587-128-0.030.0037
2060376,448-139-0.040.0037
2061376,285-163-0.040.0037
2062376,115-170-0.050.0037
2063375,918-197-0.050.0037
2064375,712-206-0.050.0037
2065375,475-237-0.060.0037
2066375,215-260-0.070.0037
2067374,932-283-0.080.0036
2068374,626-306-0.080.0036
2069374,293-333-0.090.0036
2070373,926-367-0.100.0036
2071373,537-389-0.100.0036
2072373,116-421-0.110.0036
2073372,662-454-0.120.0036
2074372,176-486-0.130.0036
2075371,663-513-0.140.0036
2076371,116-547-0.150.0036
2077370,538-578-0.160.0036
2078369,931-607-0.160.0036
2079369,294-637-0.170.0035
2080368,627-667-0.180.0035
2081367,937-690-0.190.0035
2082367,217-720-0.200.0035
2083366,477-740-0.200.0035
2084365,723-754-0.210.0035
2085364,956-767-0.210.0035
2086364,181-775-0.210.0035
2087363,378-803-0.220.0035
2088362,588-790-0.220.0035
2089361,790-798-0.220.0035
2090360,998-792-0.220.0035
2091360,207-791-0.220.0035
2092359,421-786-0.220.0035
2093358,641-780-0.220.0034
2094357,869-772-0.220.0034
2095357,095-774-0.220.0034
2096356,325-770-0.220.0034
2097355,565-760-0.210.0034
2098354,805-760-0.210.0034
2099354,042-763-0.22inf
2100353,290-752-0.21inf

Iceland population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950142,659--0.0057
1951144,9422,2831.600.0057
1952147,7062,7641.910.0057
1953150,8203,1142.110.0057
1954154,1573,3372.210.0057
1955157,6423,4852.260.0057
1956161,1983,5562.260.0058
1957164,7883,5902.230.0058
1958168,3873,5992.180.0058
1959171,9913,6042.140.0058
1960175,5923,6012.090.0058
1961179,1833,5912.050.0058
1962182,7113,5281.970.0058
1963186,1243,4131.870.0058
1964189,3383,2141.730.0058
1965192,3132,9751.570.0058
1966194,9902,6771.390.0057
1967197,4012,4111.240.0057
1968199,6692,2681.150.0056
1969201,9742,3051.150.0056
1970204,4262,4521.210.0055
1971207,0882,6621.300.0055
1972209,9292,8411.370.0055
1973212,8142,8851.370.0054
1974215,5632,7491.290.0054
1975218,0702,5071.160.0054
1976220,2912,2211.020.0053
1977222,2661,9750.900.0053
1978224,1501,8840.850.0052
1979226,1031,9530.870.0052
1980228,2622,1590.950.0051
1981230,6642,4021.050.0051
1982233,2692,6051.130.0051
1983236,0192,7501.180.0050
1984238,8082,7891.180.0050
1985241,5822,7741.160.0050
1986244,3312,7491.140.0049
1987247,0562,7251.120.0049
1988249,7562,7001.090.0049
1989252,4132,6571.060.0048
1990255,0432,6301.040.0048
1991257,6242,5811.010.0048
1992260,1512,5270.980.0047
1993262,6562,5050.960.0047
1994265,1382,4820.940.0047
1995267,6292,4910.940.0047
1996270,1502,5210.940.0046
1997272,7092,5590.950.0046
1998275,2962,5870.950.0046
1999277,8702,5740.930.0046
2000280,4352,5650.920.0046
2001282,9072,4720.880.0045
2002285,3292,4220.860.0045
2003287,9522,6230.920.0045
2004291,1043,1521.090.0045
2005294,9793,8751.330.0045
2006299,7204,7411.610.0045
2007305,1835,4631.820.0045
2008310,8565,6731.860.0046
2009316,0625,2061.670.0046
2010320,3284,2661.350.0046
2011323,4743,1460.980.0046
2012325,6522,1780.670.0045
2013327,1871,5350.470.0045
2014328,5941,4070.430.0045
2015330,2431,6490.500.0044
2016332,2061,9630.590.0044
2017334,3932,1870.660.0044
2018336,7132,3200.690.0044
2019339,0312,3180.690.0044