Iceland Urban Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 358,955, a 2.57% increase from 2021.
  • Iceland urban population for 2021 was 349,960, a 1.7% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 276,908,634
Japan 115,058,684
Germany 65,286,292
United Kingdom 56,522,531
France 55,373,677
Argentina 42,696,478
Italy 42,175,051
South Korea 42,039,227
Spain 38,712,927
Canada 31,825,973
Saudi Arabia 30,848,829
Poland 22,587,292
Australia 22,468,661
Chile 17,234,034
Netherlands 16,443,692
Belgium 11,453,911
Sweden 9,280,104
Israel 8,859,423
Greece 8,490,947
UAE 8,265,048
Czech Republic 7,828,977
Hong Kong 7,346,100
Hungary 7,025,577
Portugal 6,993,479
Switzerland 6,497,677
Singapore 5,637,022
Austria 5,358,240
Denmark 5,216,337
Finland 4,761,190
Norway 4,565,651
New Zealand 4,452,023
Kuwait 4,268,873
Oman 4,015,701
Uruguay 3,275,203
Ireland 3,264,982
Panama 3,048,137
Puerto Rico 3,015,917
Slovak Republic 2,928,203
Qatar 2,676,741
Croatia 2,243,760
Lithuania 1,939,613
Bahrain 1,321,226
Latvia 1,290,868
Slovenia 1,175,639
Estonia 936,080
Cyprus 837,383
Trinidad and Tobago 816,659
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 597,938
Malta 496,592
Iceland 358,955
Brunei 354,056
Bahamas 342,304
New Caledonia 200,181
French Polynesia 190,414
Guam 163,342
Curacao 133,534
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,340
Barbados 88,219
Andorra 70,094
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 63,532
Seychelles 58,431
Channel Islands 54,099
Greenland 49,707
Aruba 46,891
Northern Mariana Islands 45,578
Isle of Man 45,024
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,389
Turks and Caicos Islands 42,982
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 32,897
Gibraltar 32,649
Antigua and Barbuda 22,828
Faroe Islands 22,711
British Virgin Islands 15,443
Palau 14,797
St. Kitts and Nevis 14,769
Liechtenstein 5,717
Iceland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 358,955 93.99 2.54%
2021 349,960 93.94 1.69%
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 %