Iceland Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Iceland urban population for 2021 was 349,749, a 1.64% increase from 2020.
  • Iceland urban population for 2020 was 344,101, a 1.68% increase from 2019.
  • Iceland urban population for 2019 was 338,406, a 2.27% increase from 2018.
  • Iceland urban population for 2018 was 330,898, a 2.76% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 275,050,303
Japan 115,459,909
Germany 64,461,773
United Kingdom 56,656,654
France 54,837,816
Argentina 42,248,949
Italy 42,141,389
South Korea 42,127,573
Spain 38,361,119
Canada 31,229,095
Saudi Arabia 29,865,702
Poland 22,696,950
Australia 22,228,936
Chile 16,871,720
Netherlands 16,231,024
Belgium 11,369,682
Sweden 9,190,703
UAE 8,722,116
Israel 8,677,993
Greece 8,535,707
Czech Republic 7,943,455
Hong Kong 7,413,100
Hungary 7,014,907
Portugal 6,885,061
Switzerland 6,435,967
Singapore 5,453,566
Austria 5,283,757
Denmark 5,167,981
Finland 4,743,470
Oman 4,546,635
Norway 4,506,374
New Zealand 4,445,853
Kuwait 4,328,553
Uruguay 3,331,910
Ireland 3,213,642
Puerto Rico 3,054,454
Panama 3,013,434
Slovak Republic 2,931,708
Qatar 2,909,366
Croatia 2,256,663
Lithuania 1,907,779
Bahrain 1,566,857
Latvia 1,288,478
Slovenia 1,167,851
Estonia 922,702
Cyprus 812,694
Trinidad and Tobago 747,507
Macao 658,391
Luxembourg 585,848
Malta 490,043
Iceland 349,749
Brunei 346,841
Bahamas 330,887
New Caledonia 196,082
French Polynesia 175,358
Guam 161,700
Curacao 135,666
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,678
Barbados 89,897
Andorra 67,962
Cayman Islands 66,498
Bermuda 63,867
Seychelles 57,509
Channel Islands 54,347
Northern Mariana Islands 53,213
Greenland 49,575
Aruba 47,022
Isle of Man 45,332
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,846
Monaco 39,520
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,807
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,201
Antigua and Barbuda 24,070
Faroe Islands 20,888
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,549
British Virgin Islands 14,883
Palau 14,809
Liechtenstein 5,536
Iceland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 349,749 93.94 1.63%
2020 344,101 93.90 1.67%
2019 338,406 93.86 2.24%
2018 330,898 93.81 2.72%
2017 322,016 93.77 2.39%
2016 314,424 93.74 1.43%
2015 309,974 93.70 1.08%
2014 306,653 93.67 1.15%
2013 303,150 93.63 0.98%
2012 300,190 93.60 0.55%
2011 298,556 93.59 0.32%
2010 297,604 93.57 -0.08%
2009 297,832 93.51 0.47%
2008 296,449 93.40 1.98%
2007 290,623 93.28 2.66%
2006 283,000 93.16 2.48%
2005 276,072 93.04 1.71%
2004 271,378 92.91 1.01%
2003 268,644 92.79 0.83%
2002 266,425 92.66 1.03%
2001 263,687 92.53 1.47%
2000 259,836 92.40 1.51%
1999 255,931 92.27 1.37%
1998 252,455 92.12 1.25%
1997 249,329 91.96 1.00%
1996 246,857 91.80 0.72%
1995 245,081 91.63 0.73%
1994 243,303 91.46 1.06%
1993 240,747 91.29 1.21%
1992 237,854 91.11 1.45%
1991 234,420 90.93 1.36%
1990 231,255 90.75 1.03%
1989 228,892 90.52 1.49%
1988 225,500 90.29 1.83%
1987 221,413 90.06 1.36%
1986 218,415 89.82 1.01%
1985 216,226 89.57 1.07%
1984 213,929 89.32 1.35%
1983 211,056 89.06 1.62%
1982 207,668 88.80 1.64%
1981 204,294 88.53 1.45%
1980 201,355 88.26 1.41%
1979 198,545 87.96 1.33%
1978 195,917 87.64 1.14%
1977 193,688 87.33 1.12%
1976 191,538 87.00 1.38%
1975 188,920 86.67 1.67%
1974 185,790 86.33 1.76%
1973 182,557 85.98 1.92%
1972 179,084 85.63 1.89%
1971 175,738 85.27 1.24%
1970 173,568 84.90 1.02%
1969 171,812 84.48 1.43%
1968 169,365 84.06 1.89%
1967 166,198 83.62 2.15%
1966 162,665 83.18 2.24%
1965 159,059 82.72 2.30%
1964 155,450 82.26 2.36%
1963 151,829 81.78 2.37%
1962 148,268 81.30 2.46%
1961 144,661 80.80 2.57%
1960 140,986 80.30 %