Iceland Population: The timeline of total, male, female populations and growth rates

The population of Iceland is 361,313 and the population growth amounts 2.38% (2019). The male and female population are 181,415 (50.21%) and 179,898 (49.79%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 1.25% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Iceland population history (1960-). Growth(%) is the Y/Y ratio of total population and the percent values below the male and female populations mean the ratios of those by the total population.

Year Total Growth(%) Male Female
2019 361,313 2.38% 181,415
50.21%
179,898
49.79%
2018 352,721 2.64% 177,025
50.19%
175,696
49.81%
2017 343,400 2.32% 172,279
50.17%
171,121
49.83%
2016 335,439 1.38% 168,264
50.16%
167,175
49.84%
2015 330,815 1.04% 165,975
50.17%
164,840
49.83%
2014 327,386 1.11% 164,368
50.21%
163,018
49.79%
2013 323,764 0.94% 162,722
50.26%
161,042
49.74%
2012 320,716 0.53% 161,373
50.32%
159,343
49.68%
2011 319,014 0.31% 160,659
50.36%
158,355
49.64%
2010 318,041 -0.14% 160,223
50.38%
157,818
49.62%
2009 318,499 0.34% 160,410
50.36%
158,089
49.64%
2008 317,414 1.84% 159,728
50.32%
157,686
49.68%
2007 311,566 2.50% 156,596
50.26%
154,970
49.74%
2006 303,782 2.32% 152,489
50.20%
151,293
49.80%
2005 296,734 1.57% 148,787
50.14%
147,947
49.86%
2004 292,074 0.87% 146,330
50.10%
145,744
49.90%
2003 289,521 0.69% 144,958
50.07%
144,563
49.93%
2002 287,523 0.89% 143,907
50.05%
143,616
49.95%
2001 284,968 1.32% 142,600
50.04%
142,368
49.96%
2000 281,205 1.36% 140,722
50.04%
140,483
49.96%
1999 277,381 1.20% 138,833
50.05%
138,548
49.95%
1998 274,047 1.07% 137,226
50.07%
136,821
49.93%
1997 271,128 0.82% 135,843
50.10%
135,285
49.90%
1996 268,916 0.54% 134,805
50.13%
134,111
49.87%
1995 267,468 0.54% 134,147
50.15%
133,321
49.85%
1994 266,021 0.86% 133,467
50.17%
132,554
49.83%
1993 263,725 1.01% 132,343
50.18%
131,382
49.82%
1992 261,057 1.25% 131,031
50.19%
130,026
49.81%
1991 257,797 1.15% 129,415
50.20%
128,382
49.80%
1990 254,826 0.77% 127,948
50.21%
126,878
49.79%
1989 252,852 1.23% 126,992
50.22%
125,860
49.78%
1988 249,740 1.55% 125,458
50.24%
124,282
49.76%
1987 245,859 1.09% 123,545
50.25%
122,314
49.75%
1986 243,180 0.73% 122,238
50.27%
120,942
49.73%
1985 241,405 0.78% 121,395
50.29%
120,010
49.71%
1984 239,511 1.06% 120,492
50.31%
119,019
49.69%
1983 236,977 1.32% 119,271
50.33%
117,706
49.67%
1982 233,860 1.33% 117,762
50.36%
116,098
49.64%
1981 230,755 1.13% 116,255
50.38%
114,500
49.62%
1980 228,138 1.05% 115,004
50.41%
113,134
49.59%
1979 225,735 0.97% 113,849
50.43%
111,886
49.57%
1978 223,537 0.78% 112,796
50.46%
110,741
49.54%
1977 221,799 0.74% 111,976
50.49%
109,823
49.51%
1976 220,154 0.99% 111,188
50.50%
108,966
49.50%
1975 217,979 1.27% 110,133
50.52%
107,846
49.48%
1974 215,209 1.34% 108,760
50.54%
106,449
49.46%
1973 212,317 1.50% 107,323
50.55%
104,994
49.45%
1972 209,137 1.45% 105,728
50.55%
103,409
49.45%
1971 206,098 0.81% 104,195
50.56%
101,903
49.44%
1970 204,438 0.52% 103,363
50.56%
101,075
49.44%
1969 203,369 0.92% 102,821
50.56%
100,548
49.44%
1968 201,488 1.36% 101,866
50.56%
99,622
49.44%
1967 198,751 1.60% 100,469
50.55%
98,282
49.45%
1966 195,570 1.68% 98,861
50.55%
96,709
49.45%
1965 192,286 1.72% 97,191
50.55%
95,095
49.45%
1964 188,983 1.76% 95,523
50.55%
93,460
49.45%
1963 185,653 1.76% 93,840
50.55%
91,813
49.45%
1962 182,378 1.84% 92,178
50.54%
90,200
49.46%
1961 179,029 1.93% 90,475
50.54%
88,554
49.46%
1960 175,574 N/A% 88,712
50.53%
86,862
49.47%

Growth rates of Iceland population (1961-)

The below chart is the timeline of Iceland population growth rates for 60 years.

Iceland population and growth rate by ages

The Iceland population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 70,988, 235,434, 54,891 respectively in 2019.

The percentages below population values ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over in each year represent the ratios of them by the total population.

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 361,313 70,988
19.65%
235,434
65.16%
54,891
15.19%
2018 352,721 69,953
19.83%
230,583
65.37%
52,185
14.79%
2017 343,400 68,644
19.99%
225,218
65.58%
49,537
14.43%
2016 335,439 67,572
20.14%
220,678
65.79%
47,189
14.07%
2015 330,815 67,198
20.31%
218,248
65.97%
45,368
13.71%
2014 327,386 66,858
20.42%
216,932
66.26%
43,596
13.32%
2013 323,764 66,482
20.53%
215,407
66.53%
41,875
12.93%
2012 320,716 66,220
20.65%
214,157
66.77%
40,339
12.58%
2011 319,014 66,176
20.74%
213,713
66.99%
39,125
12.26%
2010 318,041 66,144
20.80%
213,715
67.20%
38,181
12.01%
2009 318,499 67,031
21.05%
213,605
67.07%
37,863
11.89%
2008 317,414 67,685
21.32%
212,216
66.86%
37,513
11.82%
2007 311,566 67,394
21.63%
207,445
66.58%
36,727
11.79%
2006 303,782 66,613
21.93%
201,363
66.29%
35,807
11.79%
2005 296,734 65,815
22.18%
195,879
66.01%
35,040
11.81%
2004 292,074 65,454
22.41%
192,311
65.84%
34,309
11.75%
2003 289,521 65,356
22.57%
190,244
65.71%
33,921
11.72%
2002 287,523 65,254
22.70%
188,616
65.60%
33,653
11.70%
2001 284,968 65,186
22.87%
186,504
65.45%
33,278
11.68%
2000 281,205 65,251
23.20%
183,307
65.19%
32,647
11.61%
1999 277,381 64,996
23.43%
180,299
65.00%
32,085
11.57%
1998 274,047 65,033
23.73%
177,518
64.78%
31,496
11.49%
1997 271,128 65,219
24.05%
174,998
64.54%
30,912
11.40%
1996 268,916 65,357
24.30%
173,126
64.38%
30,433
11.32%
1995 267,468 65,293
24.41%
172,088
64.34%
30,087
11.25%
1994 266,021 65,349
24.57%
171,060
64.30%
29,612
11.13%
1993 263,725 65,029
24.66%
169,641
64.32%
29,056
11.02%
1992 261,057 64,519
24.71%
168,070
64.38%
28,468
10.90%
1991 257,797 63,921
24.80%
166,057
64.41%
27,819
10.79%
1990 254,826 63,565
24.94%
164,080
64.39%
27,181
10.67%
1989 252,852 63,612
25.16%
162,542
64.28%
26,697
10.56%
1988 249,740 63,476
25.42%
160,163
64.13%
26,101
10.45%
1987 245,859 63,186
25.70%
157,233
63.95%
25,439
10.35%
1986 243,180 63,144
25.97%
155,112
63.78%
24,924
10.25%
1985 241,405 63,239
26.20%
153,635
63.64%
24,531
10.16%
1984 239,511 63,323
26.44%
152,019
63.47%
24,169
10.09%
1983 236,977 63,157
26.65%
150,034
63.31%
23,786
10.04%
1982 233,860 62,825
26.86%
147,673
63.15%
23,362
9.99%
1981 230,755 62,629
27.14%
145,199
62.92%
22,927
9.94%
1980 228,138 62,758
27.51%
142,872
62.63%
22,508
9.87%
1979 225,735 63,091
27.95%
140,678
62.32%
21,966
9.73%
1978 223,537 63,666
28.48%
138,441
61.93%
21,429
9.59%
1977 221,799 64,450
29.06%
136,419
61.51%
20,930
9.44%
1976 220,154 65,153
29.59%
134,542
61.11%
20,458
9.29%
1975 217,979 65,507
30.05%
132,502
60.79%
19,971
9.16%
1974 215,209 65,883
30.61%
129,782
60.31%
19,545
9.08%
1973 212,317 66,073
31.12%
127,106
59.87%
19,137
9.01%
1972 209,137 66,085
31.60%
124,348
59.46%
18,704
8.94%
1971 206,098 66,144
32.09%
121,683
59.04%
18,270
8.86%
1970 204,438 66,729
32.64%
119,782
58.59%
17,927
8.77%
1969 203,369 67,314
33.10%
118,347
58.19%
17,708
8.71%
1968 201,488 67,569
33.53%
116,510
57.82%
17,409
8.64%
1967 198,751 67,425
33.92%
114,292
57.51%
17,034
8.57%
1966 195,570 66,990
34.25%
111,962
57.25%
16,618
8.50%
1965 192,286 66,377
34.52%
109,719
57.06%
16,191
8.42%
1964 188,983 65,693
34.76%
107,527
56.90%
15,763
8.34%
1963 185,653 64,882
34.95%
105,423
56.78%
15,348
8.27%
1962 182,378 63,945
35.06%
103,483
56.74%
14,950
8.20%
1961 179,029 62,755
35.05%
101,730
56.82%
14,543
8.12%
1960 175,574 61,260
34.89%
100,186
57.06%
14,129
8.05%

The below chart and table represents Iceland population growth rates (Y/Y, %) by ages 0-14 (children), ages 15-64, ages 65 and above (elderly people).

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 2.44% 1.48% 2.10% 5.19%
2018 2.71% 1.91% 2.38% 5.35%
2017 2.37% 1.59% 2.06% 4.98%
2016 1.40% 0.56% 1.11% 4.01%
2015 1.05% 0.51% 0.61% 4.06%
2014 1.12% 0.57% 0.71% 4.11%
2013 0.95% 0.40% 0.58% 3.81%
2012 0.53% 0.07% 0.21% 3.10%
2011 0.31% 0.05% -0.00% 2.47%
2010 -0.14% -1.32% 0.05% 0.84%
2009 0.34% -0.97% 0.65% 0.93%
2008 1.88% 0.43% 2.30% 2.14%
2007 2.56% 1.17% 3.02% 2.57%
2006 2.38% 1.21% 2.80% 2.19%
2005 1.60% 0.55% 1.86% 2.13%
2004 0.88% 0.15% 1.09% 1.14%
2003 0.69% 0.16% 0.86% 0.80%
2002 0.90% 0.10% 1.13% 1.13%
2001 1.34% -0.10% 1.74% 1.93%
2000 1.38% 0.39% 1.67% 1.75%
1999 1.22% -0.06% 1.57% 1.87%
1998 1.08% -0.29% 1.44% 1.89%
1997 0.82% -0.21% 1.08% 1.57%
1996 0.54% 0.10% 0.60% 1.15%
1995 0.54% -0.09% 0.60% 1.60%
1994 0.87% 0.49% 0.84% 1.91%
1993 1.02% 0.79% 0.93% 2.07%
1992 1.26% 0.94% 1.21% 2.33%
1991 1.17% 0.56% 1.20% 2.35%
1990 0.78% -0.07% 0.95% 1.81%
1989 1.25% 0.21% 1.49% 2.28%
1988 1.58% 0.46% 1.86% 2.60%
1987 1.10% 0.07% 1.37% 2.07%
1986 0.74% -0.15% 0.96% 1.60%
1985 0.79% -0.13% 1.06% 1.50%
1984 1.07% 0.26% 1.32% 1.61%
1983 1.33% 0.53% 1.60% 1.81%
1982 1.35% 0.31% 1.70% 1.90%
1981 1.15% -0.21% 1.63% 1.86%
1980 1.06% -0.53% 1.56% 2.47%
1979 0.98% -0.90% 1.62% 2.51%
1978 0.78% -1.22% 1.48% 2.38%
1977 0.75% -1.08% 1.40% 2.31%
1976 1.00% -0.54% 1.54% 2.44%
1975 1.29% -0.57% 2.10% 2.18%
1974 1.36% -0.29% 2.11% 2.13%
1973 1.52% -0.02% 2.22% 2.32%
1972 1.47% -0.09% 2.19% 2.38%
1971 0.81% -0.88% 1.59% 1.91%
1970 0.53% -0.87% 1.21% 1.24%
1969 0.93% -0.38% 1.58% 1.72%
1968 1.38% 0.21% 1.94% 2.20%
1967 1.63% 0.65% 2.08% 2.50%
1966 1.71% 0.92% 2.04% 2.64%
1965 1.75% 1.04% 2.04% 2.72%
1964 1.79% 1.25% 2.00% 2.70%
1963 1.80% 1.47% 1.87% 2.66%
1962 1.87% 1.90% 1.72% 2.80%
1961 1.97% 2.44% 1.54% 2.93%

Global rank of Iceland population

The global rank of Iceland population is 160 and the ranks of populations ages 0-14, ages 15-64, ages 65 above are this:

Ages Rank
Total 160
0-14 162
15-64 159
65 over 144

Data Source

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