The population of Iceland at the end of the 3rd quarter 2015 was 331,310. The number of males was 166,590 and females 164,720. The population increased by 700 from the previous quarter. Inhabitants of the capital region were 212,820 and 118,490 lived outside the capital region.

A total of 1,130 children were born in the 3rd quarter and 530 persons died. Net migration was positive by 80 persons. Net migration of persons with Icelandic citizenship was negative by 640, but positive by 720 for foreign citizens. More females than males emigrated.

Denmark was the most popular destination for Icelandic citizens with 550 persons emigrating in the quarter. Of the 1,640 Icelandic citizens who emigrated, 1,290 went to Denmark, Norway or Sweden. The largest group of the 600 foreign citizens who emigrated went to Poland (130).

Immigrants with Icelandic citizenship came mostly from Denmark, Norway or Sweden, 730 out of 1,010, while Poland was the country of origin for most of the foreign immigrants, 370 out of 1,320. The United States came second with 80 immigrants. Foreign citizens were 25,630 by the end of the 3rd quarter 2015.

Population, births, deaths and migration in the 3rd quarter 2015
  Total Males Females
Population at the end of the quarter 331.310 166.590 164.720
Population at the beginning of the quarter 330.610 166.170 164.440
Change 700 420 270
Births 1.130 580 550
Deaths 530 260 270
Net migration 80 100 -20
Immigration 2.320 1.220 1.110
Emigration 2.240 1.120 1.130
All numbers are rounded: to the next 10 when greater than 50 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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