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Municipalities

The population of the municipalities of Iceland according to official estimates.

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
2000-01-01
Population
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2005-01-01
Population
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2010-01-01
Population
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2015-01-01
Population
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2019-01-01
 
AkrahreppurMunicipality224214209194202
Akranes (Akraneskaupstaður)Municipality5,3405,6576,5496,7677,411
AkureyriMunicipality15,45616,56817,57318,19118,925
Árborg (Sveitarfélagið Árborg)Municipality5,6916,5307,8118,0529,485
ÁrneshreppurMunicipality6757505440
ÁsahreppurMunicipality129149190216248
BláskógabyggðMunicipality8168939359611,121
BlönduóssbærMunicipality996917882861939
BolungarvíkMunicipality1,001930970923953
BorgarbyggðMunicipality3,2963,4463,5423,5393,807
BorgarfjarðarhreppurMunicipality142137134135109
DalabyggðMunicipality775711694680673
DalvíkurbyggðMunicipality2,0501,9441,9491,8611,905
DjúpavogshreppurMunicipality504480443422472
EyjafjarðarsveitMunicipality9649931,0251,0321,042
Eyja- og MiklaholtshreppurMunicipality115139139144117
FjallabyggðMunicipality2,6332,3712,0662,0372,007
Fjarðabyggð (incl. Breiðdalshreppur)Municipality4,4344,3864,8514,9335,070
FljótsdalshéraðMunicipality2,7813,3683,4673,4543,600
FljótsdalshreppurMunicipality90260897574
FlóahreppurMunicipality469517602616667
Garðabær (incl. Álftanes)Municipality9,37811,08513,16614,45316,299
Grímsnes- og GrafningshreppurMunicipality350346415431493
GrindavíkurbærMunicipality2,2422,4942,8372,9953,427
GrundarfjarðarbærMunicipality952938904900866
GrýtubakkahreppurMunicipality374387337364371
HafnarfjörðurMunicipality19,15822,00025,91327,87529,799
HelgafellssveitMunicipality5647635362
Hörgársveit (Hörgárbyggð & Arnarneshreppur)Municipality580572607567616
Hornafjörður (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður)Municipality2,3952,2202,0862,1502,389
HrunamannahreppurMunicipality718754788794786
Húnaþing vestra (incl. Bæjarhreppur)Municipality1,3341,2781,2121,1711,181
HúnavatnshreppurMunicipality512486431414371
HvalfjarðarsveitMunicipality547560624635638
HveragerðiMunicipality1,7602,0212,2912,3842,628
ÍsafjarðarbærMunicipality4,2804,1343,8993,6293,800
KaldrananeshreppurMunicipality144117112112103
KjósarhreppurMunicipality142143197216238
KópavogurMunicipality22,69325,80330,35733,20536,975
LanganesbyggðMunicipality601548521513504
MosfellsbærMunicipality5,8696,8178,5539,30011,463
MýrdalshreppurMunicipality520508510480695
NorðurþingMunicipality3,3903,0942,9262,8063,042
Ölfus (Sveitarfélagið Ölfus)Municipality1,6591,7241,9521,8852,153
Rangárþing eystraMunicipality1,6671,6511,7451,7491,924
Rangárþing ytraMunicipality1,3781,4461,5431,5481,636
ReykhólahreppurMunicipality299262291268258
ReykjanesbærMunicipality10,62410,95214,09114,92418,920
Reykjavík (Reykjavíkurborg)Municipality109,887113,848118,326121,822128,793
SeltjarnarnesMunicipality4,6654,5484,3954,4114,664
SeyðisfjörðurMunicipality828714706653685
SkaftárhreppurMunicipality585507445460583
SkagabyggðMunicipality1021011069990
Skagafjörður (Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður)Municipality4,1874,1454,1313,9103,992
Skagaströnd (Sveitarfélagið Skagaströnd)Municipality615558519488452
Skeiða- og GnúpverjahreppurMunicipality532529517518626
SkorradalshreppurMunicipality4564616258
SkútustaðahreppurMunicipality451437374395502
SnæfellsbærMunicipality1,7191,7191,7021,6791,674
StrandabyggðMunicipality577518508473449
StykkishólmurMunicipality1,2171,1411,0921,1071,201
SúðavíkurhreppurMunicipality255235202204204
Suðurnesjabær (incl. Garður, Sandgerði)Municipality2,5082,7273,2253,0053,480
SvalbarðshreppurMunicipality1211161119891
SvalbarðsstrandarhreppurMunicipality341366413414491
TálknafjarðarhreppurMunicipality367325299305258
ÞingeyjarsveitMunicipality1,048962942920894
TjörneshreppurMunicipality7364565955
VestmannaeyjarMunicipality4,5814,2154,1354,2724,301
VesturbyggðMunicipality1,2291,0199351,002998
Vogar (Sveitarfélagið Vogar)Municipality7329371,2061,1021,286
VopnafjarðarhreppurMunicipality789728683674660
Ísland [Iceland]Country279,049293,577317,630329,100356,991

Contents: Urban Localities

The population of all urban settlements (so-called "nuclei") in Iceland according to official estimates.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected place including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution).

Name StatusMunicipalityPopulation
Estimate
2000-01-01
Population
Estimate
2005-01-01
Population
Estimate
2010-01-01
Population
Estimate
2015-01-01
Population
Estimate
2019-01-01
 
Akranes (incl. Innnes)Urban SettlementAkranes5,3405,6576,5496,8147,463
Akureyri (incl. Lónsbakki)Urban SettlementAkureyri15,14316,37217,38818,01418,769
ÁlftanesUrban SettlementGarðabær1,4392,0322,5232,4982,602
ÁrnesUrban SettlementSkeiða- og Gnúpverjahreppur............58
BakkafjörðurUrban SettlementLanganesbyggð125109758669
BifröstUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð69224202208164
BíldudalurUrban SettlementVesturbyggð290226187196208
BlönduósUrban SettlementBlönduóssbær924851819793867
BolungarvíkUrban SettlementBolungarvík1,001930970906931
Borgarfjörður eystriUrban SettlementBorgarfjarðarhreppur9895938877
BorgarnesUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð1,7331,7571,8281,8652,012
Borg í GrímsnesiUrban SettlementGrímsnes- og Grafningshreppur...286396117
Brautarholt á SkeiðumUrban SettlementSkeiða- og Gnúpverjahreppur......405772
BreiðdalsvíkUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð188163144128129
Brúnahlíð í EyjafirðiUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit.........7872
BúðardalurUrban SettlementDalabyggð247241255274269
Byggðakjarni í MosfellsdalUrban SettlementMosfellsbær.........225222
Byggðakjarni í ÞykkvabæUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra.........5359
DalvíkUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð1,4851,4051,4351,3701,381
DjúpivogurUrban SettlementDjúpavogshreppur382379344331364
DrangsnesUrban SettlementKaldrananeshreppur10583728372
EgilsstaðirUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað1,6071,7652,2772,3192,501
EskifjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð1,0039991,0621,0261,040
EyrarbakkiUrban SettlementÁrborg543575565495540
FáskrúðsfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð585614667671702
FellabærUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað360417427404398
FlateyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær305284250206201
FlúðirUrban SettlementHrunamannahreppur267317382419432
GarðurUrban SettlementSuðurnesjabær1,1831,3291,5151,4251,620
GrenivíkUrban SettlementGrýtubakkahreppur264290249274301
GrímseyUrban SettlementAkureyri9893897661
GrindavíkUrban SettlementGrindavíkurbær2,2422,4942,8372,9913,423
GrundarfjörðurUrban SettlementGrundarfjarðarbær855850832855824
Grundarhverfi á KjalarnesiUrban SettlementReykjavík331544520565614
HafnirUrban SettlementReykjanesbær112120119100108
HallormsstaðurUrban SettlementFljótsdalshérað604547......
HauganesUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð164143128110118
HellaUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra592681785830865
HellissandurUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær407389391378355
HjalteyriUrban SettlementHörgársveit624645......
HnífsdalurUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær310257242194221
Höfn í HornafirðiUrban SettlementHornafjörður1,7691,6941,6141,6651,710
Hofsós (Hafsós)Urban SettlementSkagafjörður192173184161142
Hólar í HjaltadalUrban SettlementSkagafjörður76931096793
HólmavíkUrban SettlementStrandabyggð396388386337322
HrafnagilUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit102127258276270
HríseyUrban SettlementAkureyri215167189172167
HúsavíkUrban SettlementNorðurþing2,4392,3232,2292,1842,323
HvammstangiUrban SettlementHúnaþing vestra590576579543573
HvanneyriUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð154192252260307
HveragerðiUrban SettlementHveragerði1,7602,0212,2912,3822,657
HvolsvöllurUrban SettlementRangárþing eystra644739847934988
ÍsafjörðurUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær2,8282,7852,6772,5252,703
Keflavík og NjarðvíkUrban SettlementReykjanesbær10,51210,83213,97214,82118,809
KirkjubæjarklausturUrban SettlementSkaftárhreppur146137117140196
KleppjárnsreykirUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð3248505146
KópaskerUrban SettlementNorðurþing165139126114121
KristnesUrban SettlementEyjafjarðarsveit4857405547
LaugarUrban SettlementÞingeyjarsveit92105112128115
LaugarásUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð124112116103121
LaugarbakkiUrban SettlementHúnaþing vestra8381604755
LaugarvatnUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð154179186163192
Litli-ÁrskógssandurUrban SettlementDalvíkurbyggð130125142108107
Melahverfi í HvalfirðiUrban SettlementHvalfjarðarsveit4181111120102
Nesjahverfi í HornafirðiUrban SettlementHornafjörður9982717695
NeskaupstaðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð1,4581,4111,4511,5101,469
ÓlafsfjörðurUrban SettlementFjallabyggð1,076979852782787
ÓlafsvíkUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær9731,0081,0059761,000
PatreksfjörðurUrban SettlementVesturbyggð779663640682675
RauðalækurUrban SettlementRangárþing ytra.........5760
RaufarhöfnUrban SettlementNorðurþing368243217183168
ReyðarfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð6476961,0901,1801,348
ReykhólarUrban SettlementReykhólahreppur121114131132120
Reykholt í BiskupstungumUrban SettlementBláskógabyggð123182189236260
Reykholt í BorgarfirðiUrban SettlementBorgarbyggð272841...61
ReykjahlíðUrban SettlementSkútustaðahreppur218208173156210
ReykjavíkUrban SettlementReykjavík169,371181,039197,125207,186222,776
RifUrban SettlementSnæfellsbær142144143163138
SandgerðiUrban SettlementSuðurnesjabær1,3251,3981,7101,5451,803
SauðárkrókurUrban SettlementSkagafjörður2,6002,6322,6402,5362,612
Selfoss (incl. Árbæjarhverfi í Ölfusi)Urban SettlementÁrborg4,5325,3266,5486,8268,068
SeyðisfjörðurUrban SettlementSeyðisfjörður828714706639673
SiglufjörðurUrban SettlementFjallabyggð1,5571,3921,2141,2191,184
SkagaströndUrban SettlementSkagaströnd615558519480443
Sólheimar í GrímsnesiUrban SettlementGrímsnes- og Grafningshreppur67689211185
StöðvarfjörðurUrban SettlementFjarðabyggð276257223198181
StokkseyriUrban SettlementÁrborg462464468441515
StykkishólmurUrban SettlementStykkishólmur1,2171,1411,0921,1031,198
SúðavíkUrban SettlementSúðavíkurhreppur209193170173168
SuðureyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær319317317278264
SvalbarðseyriUrban SettlementSvalbarðsstrandarhreppur198210258283361
TálknafjörðurUrban SettlementTálknafjarðarhreppur346306285286239
ÞingeyriUrban SettlementÍsafjarðarbær344335263252249
ÞorlákshöfnUrban SettlementÖlfus1,3191,3561,5651,4601,654
ÞórshöfnUrban SettlementLanganesbyggð414386394358369
TjarnabyggðUrban SettlementÁrborg.........104116
VarmahlíðUrban SettlementSkagafjörður130128132121132
VestmannaeyjarUrban SettlementVestmannaeyjar4,5814,2154,1354,2724,301
Vík í MýrdalUrban SettlementMýrdalshreppur297291311293454
VogarUrban SettlementVogar6398471,1221,0351,206
VopnafjörðurUrban SettlementVopnafjarðarhreppur612570540528527

Source: Statistics Iceland (web).