Population Density rose 0.598 % to 3.20 km per capita in Iceland in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Iceland | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 3.20 km per capita in 2015 in Iceland, according to Faostat. This is 0.598 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Iceland reached an all time high of 3.23 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 1.79 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Iceland's main peers, population density in Denmark amounted to 132 km per capita, 13.7 km per capita in Norway, 23.3 km per capita in Sweden and 263 km per capita in United Kingdom in 2015.

Iceland has been ranked 176th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Belgium km per capita 357 361 365 368 369
Denmark km per capita 130 131 131 132 132
Finland km per capita 17.6 17.6 17.7 17.8 17.9
France km per capita 118 119 119 120 120
Germany km per capita 235 235 235 231 231
Iceland km per capita 3.18 3.17 3.18 3.20 3.23
Ireland km per capita 65.8 66.2 66.4 66.6 66.7
Netherlands km per capita 490 493 495 497 498
Norway km per capita 13.2 13.4 13.6 13.7 13.9
Russia km per capita 8.67 8.69 8.73 8.74 8.76
Sweden km per capita 22.7 22.9 23.0 23.4 23.6
United Kingdom km per capita 257 259 261 263 265