The population of Iceland was 394,200 at the end of the second quarter 2023, 203,610 males, 190,440 females and non-binary/other were 150. The population increased by 3,370 from the previous quarter. Inhabitants of the Capital region were 250,910 and 143,290 lived in others regions.

A total of 1,110 children were born in the second quarter and 580 persons died. Net migration was 2,800 persons. Net migration of persons with Icelandic citizenship was 60, and 2,740 for foreign citizens. More males than females emigrated.

Denmark was the most popular destination for Icelandic citizens with 120 persons emigrating in the quarter. Of the 380 Icelandic citizens who emigrated, 210 went to Denmark, Norway or Sweden. The largest group of the 1,230 foreign citizens who emigrated went to Poland (380).

Immigrants of Icelandic citizenship came mostly from Denmark, Norway or Sweden, 270 out of 440, while Poland was the country of origin for most of the foreign immigrants, 1,270 out of 3,970. Ukraine came second with 330 immigrants. Foreign citizens were 70,540, or 17.9% of the total population in Iceland by the end of the second quarter 2023.

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


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