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Wednesday - 23 April 2014
No. 67/2014

Population in the 1st quarter 2014

The population of Iceland at the end of the 1st quarter 2014 was 326,340, 163,660 males and 162,680 females. The population increased by 720 from the previous quarter. Foreign citizens were 23,060 by the end of the 1st quarter 2014.

A total of 1,060 children were born in the 1st quarter and 540 persons died. Net migration was 190 persons. Net migration of persons with Icelandic citizenship was -200, and 380 for foreign citizens. More males than females emigrated.

Norway was the most popular destination for Icelandic citizens with 240 persons emigrating in the quarter. Of the 700 Icelandic citizens who emigrated, 490 went to Denmark, Norway or Sweden. The largest group of the 500 foreign citizens who emigrated went to Poland (120).

Immigrants of Icelandic citizenship came mostly from Denmark, Norway or Sweden, 380 out of 500, while Poland was the country of origin for most of the foreign immigrants, 260 out of 890. Czech Republic came second with 50 immigrants.

Population, births, deaths and migration in the 1st quarter 2014    
  Total Males Females
Population at the end of the quarter 326,340 163,660 162,680
Population at the start of the quarter 325,620 163,280 162,340
Change 720 380 340
Births 1,060 530 530
Deaths 540 270 270
Net migration 190 110 80
Immigration 1,390 770 620
Emigration 1,200 660 550
All numbers are rounded. When greater than 50 to the next 10 and to the next 5 when 50 or less. Due to the rounding, figures may not add up to totals and subtotals. 

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