The population of Iceland was 360,390 at the end of the 2nd quarter of 2019, 184,810 males and 175,580 females. The population increased by 1,610 from the previous quarter or by 0.4%. Inhabitants of the capital region were 230,360 and 130,030 lived outside the capital region.

Births and deaths by quarters 2010–2019

A total of 1,030 children were born in the 2nd quarter and 530 persons died. Net migration was 1,110 persons. Net migration of persons with Icelandic citizenship was 90. Among foreign citizens, net migration was positive by 1,020. More males than females emigrated.

Denmark was the most popular destination for Icelandic citizens with 140 persons emigrating there in the quarter. Of the 400 Icelandic citizens who emigrated, 220 went to Denmark, Norway or Sweden. The largest group of the 1,050 foreign citizens who emigrated went to Poland (370).

Immigrants of Icelandic citizenship came mostly from Denmark, Norway or Sweden, 310 out of 490, while Poland was the country of origin for most of the foreign immigrants, 630 out of 2,070. Lithuania came second with 200 immigrants. Foreign citizens were 46,720 (13.0%) by the end of the 2nd quarter 2019.

Population, births, deaths and migration in the 2nd quarter 2019
Population at the end of the quarter360,390184,810175,580
Population at the start of the quarter358,780183,920174,860
Net migration1,110640470
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.

The National Register of Persons is used to calculate the population.