Population of Iceland: nearly 357,000

News Tagged with “Immigration”

More than 50,000 Immigrants in Iceland

2 Dec There were 50,272 immigrants in Iceland on January 1 this year, or 14.1 percent of the population.

The picture was taken at Landspítali National University Hospital Monday night.

Deportation of Pregnant Woman Causes Fury

6 Nov The decision of the Directorate of Immigration to deport a 26-year-old Albanian woman, almost 36 weeks pregnant, from Iceland early yesterday morning has met with heavy criticism.

Foreign Citizens 13.4 Percent of Iceland’s Population

4 Nov At the end of September, the population of Iceland was 362,860 – 186,220 men and 176,640 women.

Quarter of Reykjanesbær Population from Abroad

4 Aug The ratio of foreign citizens residing in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, is the highest it’s ever been, or about 26 percent.

Minister of Justice Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir.

Regulation Regarding Asylum Seekers Amended

8 Jul In the wake of a well-attended march in downtown Reykjavík Thursday in support of asylum-seeking children, Minister of Justice Þórdís Kobrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir amended a regulation regarding asylum seekers on Friday.

Mía, with her family in Morocco.

Love Brought Her to Iceland

8 Jun Suimia I. Georgsdóttir has a business degree and is the managing director of Birta þjónusta cleaning services.

A guide, talking to a group of tourists.

Immigrants’ Role in Tourism Boom

12 Apr The boom in tourism industry in Iceland in recent years would have been impossible without immigrants.

Hanyie Maleki turns twelve in October. She is not allowed to stay in Iceland.

Eleven-year-old Afghan girl who made headlines to be deported from Iceland

5 Sep 2017 Refugee girl Hanyie and her father Abrahim Maleki received news yesterday morning that they were to be deported after all from Iceland. Earlier this summer, over 300 Icelanders organised a birthday party for Hanyie as a show of support for her remaining in Iceland.

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