Tuesday - 17 July 2012
The Iceland population increased by 100 in the second quarter
The population of Iceland at the end of the 2nd quarter 2012 was 320,160, 160,600 males and 159,560 females. The population increased by 100 from the previous quarter. Foreign citizens were 20,570 by the end of the 2nd Quarter 2012. Inhabitants of the capital region were 203,970.
A total of 1,160 children were born in the 2nd quarter and 440 persons died. Net migration was -610 persons. Net migration of persons with Icelandic and foreign citizenship was -220 and -380, respectively. More males than females emigrated.
Norway was the most popular destination for Icelandic citizens with 340 persons emigrating in the quarter. A total of 610 Icelandic citizens emigrated to Denmark, Norway or Sweden, out of 870. Of the 910 foreign citizens who emigrated, the largest group (350 persons) went to Poland.
Immigrants of Icelandic citizenship came mostly from Denmark, Norway or Sweden, 430 out of 650, while Poland was the country of origin for most of the foreign immigrants, 170 out of 530. The United States came second with 35 immigrants.
|Population, births, deaths and migration in the 2nd quarter 2012|
|Population at the end of the quarter||320,160||160,600||159,560|
|Population at the start of the quarter||320,060||160,610||159,450|
|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.|