All the Latest Information on Iceland’s Population
The population of Iceland increased by 1,320 during the third quarter of the year, Morgunblaðið reports, bringing the total population to roughly 368,000 by October 1.
Fewer foreign citizens moved to Iceland and more left the country during this three-month period than during the same period the previous year. The number of foreign citizens who moved to the country exceeded that of those who left the country by 410.
At the same time, 1,110 Icelandic citizens moved to Iceland, compared with 950 during the same period last year. During the third quarter of this year, the number of Icelandic citizens who moved to Iceland exceeded that of those who left Iceland by 150.
Altogether, the number of people who moved to Iceland during the third quarter exceeded that of those who left the country by 550.
On October 1, the inhabitants of the capital area counted 235,870.
During the third quarter of the year, Denmark was the country to which most Icelandic citizens moved, or 420. A total of 730 Icelandic citizens moved to Denmark, Norway and Sweden combined.
Of the 2,040 foreign citizens who left Iceland during the third quarter, most, or 650, moved to Poland.
Among the 2,440 foreign citizens who moved to Iceland during this period, most came from Poland, or 630, followed by ones from Lithuania, who were 190.
On October 1, foreign citizens in Iceland numbered 51,120, representing 13.9 percent of the total population.