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 2020 was 344,066, a 1.67% 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.
  • Iceland urban population for 2017 was 322,016, a 2.41% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 272,364,755
Japan 115,494,817
Germany 64,472,284
United Kingdom 56,395,647
France 54,570,334
Italy 42,306,582
South Korea 42,156,641
Argentina 41,796,990
Spain 38,264,801
Canada 30,997,832
Saudi Arabia 29,343,564
Poland 22,786,800
Australia 22,152,761
Chile 16,770,077
Netherlands 16,087,009
Belgium 11,334,006
Sweden 9,108,648
UAE 8,609,395
Greece 8,541,900
Israel 8,533,651
Czech Republic 7,923,709
Hong Kong 7,481,800
Hungary 7,014,174
Portugal 6,833,619
Switzerland 6,383,962
Singapore 5,685,807
Austria 5,238,680
Denmark 5,138,400
Finland 4,729,705
Norway 4,463,566
New Zealand 4,408,037
Oman 4,405,789
Kuwait 4,270,563
Uruguay 3,317,930
Ireland 3,179,292
Puerto Rico 2,989,009
Panama 2,951,905
Slovak Republic 2,934,665
Qatar 2,859,020
Croatia 2,329,285
Lithuania 1,901,682
Bahrain 1,523,019
Latvia 1,299,043
Slovenia 1,157,547
Estonia 921,477
Cyprus 806,771
Trinidad and Tobago 744,725
Macao 649,342
Luxembourg 578,234
Malta 497,676
Iceland 344,066
Brunei 342,330
Bahamas 327,359
New Caledonia 194,500
French Polynesia 174,090
Guam 160,239
Curacao 138,059
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,974
Barbados 89,634
Andorra 67,928
Cayman Islands 65,720
Bermuda 63,903
Seychelles 56,661
Channel Islands 53,832
Northern Mariana Islands 52,836
Greenland 49,198
Aruba 46,654
Isle of Man 44,980
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,812
Monaco 39,244
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,242
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,089
Antigua and Barbuda 23,927
Faroe Islands 20,718
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,406
British Virgin Islands 14,669
Palau 14,652
Liechtenstein 5,498
Iceland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 344,066 93.90 1.66%
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 %