Facts About the Icelandic Nation

Icelandic Population:

306,694 (July 2010 est.), country comparison to the world: 178

Icelandic Age structure:

0-14 years: 20.7% (male 32,268/female 31,308),

15-64 years: 67.1% (male104,158/female 101,584),

65 years and over: 12.2% (male 16,952/female 20,424) (2010 est.)

Icelandic Population growth rate:

0.741% (2010 est.), country comparison to the world: 145

Icelandic Birth rate:

13.43 births/1,000 population (2010 est.),country comparison to the world: 155

Icelandic Death rate:

6.85 deaths/1,000 population (July 2010 est.) country comparison to the world: 137

Icelandic Urbanization:

urban population: 92% of total population (2008) rate of urbanization: 0.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Icelandic Sex ratio: at birth:

1.04 male(s)/female, 65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female

Icelandic Infant mortality rate:

3.23 deaths/1,000 live births, country comparison to the world: 218

Icelandic Life expectancy at birth:

80.67 years, country comparison to the world: 13,
male: 78.53 years
female: 82.9 years (2010 est.)

Icelandic Total fertility rate:

1.9 children born/woman (2010 est.), country comparison to the world: 146

Icelandic HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.2% (2007 est.), country comparison to the world: 104

Religions in Iceland:

Lutheran Church of Iceland 80.7%, Roman Catholic Church 2.5%, Reykjavik Free Church 2.4%, Hafnarfjorour Free Church 1.6%, other religions 3.6%, unaffiliated 3%, other or unspecified 6.2% (2006 est.)

Icelandic Languages:

Icelandic, English, Nordic languages, German widely spoken

Icelandic Literacy:

99%

Icelandic School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

18 years
male: 17 years
female: 19 years (2010 est.)

Icelandic Education expenditures:

7.6% of GDP (2004), country comparison to the world: 16