Iceland population is now 336,060

At the end of the 2nd quarter of 2016, the population of Iceland was 336,060, or 169,540 males and 166,520 females, according to the latest figures from Statistics Iceland. This is an increase of 1,760 from the previous quarter.

Denmark was the most popular destination for Icelandic citizens with 160 persons emigrating in the quarter. Of the 560 Icelandic citizens who emigrated, 320 moved to Denmark, Norway or Sweden. The largest group of the 530 foreign citizens who emigrated moved to Poland (120).

Immigrants of Icelandic citizenship came mostly from Denmark, Norway or Sweden, 500 out of 720, while Poland was the country of origin for most of the foreign immigrants, 740 out of 1,870. Lithuania came second with 180 immigrants. Foreign citizens were 28,880 by the end of the 2nd quarter 2016.

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