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Iceland Iceland: 20,927 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Iceland is an island country in Northern Europe.
The population in Iceland totals 336.728 people. The fertility rate was 2,08 births per women in the year 2015. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Iceland in the year 2050 will first rise to 415.151 and in the year 2100 will fall again to 413.148. Iceland has a life expectency of 82,0 years.

With an area of 103.000 sq. km Iceland has a rank of 107 among all countries in the world. Iceland has a low population density of 3,3 people per sq. km (World rank 219). By 2050 the population density will rise to 4,0 people per sq. km. The coastline (length between land and sea including islands) amounts to 4.970 km.

The economic strength of Iceland in the year 2016 according to the gross domestic product accounts for 20,05 billion US $ and ranks 110th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita amounts to 59.977 US $ and is therefore in the upper ranks in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 87,1 % of the GDP, placing Iceland at rank 28 in the ranking of all countries. The unemployment rate in the year 2016 was 3,8 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1946
ISO country code IS
Internet Domain .is
License plate IS
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Iceland

All datasets for Iceland by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (133)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (165)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (19,556)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (706)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
High-tech exports (% of manufactured exports)
Geography and Agriculture (335)
Area (sq. km)
Coastline (km)
Water resources (cu. kilometers)
Transport and Communication (32)
Internet users
Merchant marine