Iceland Keeps Growing - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Iceland Keeps Growing

Published October 15, 2013

Iceland’s population has now crossed the 325,000 mark, with a thousand children born in the third quarter of 2013 alone.
Vísir reports that, according to Statistics Iceland, the population of the country is now at 325,010 people. Men outnumber women by about 900 people.
In the third quarter of 2013, 1,130 people were born in Iceland, while 530 died. People with Icelandic citizenship moving to Iceland outnumbered those moving away by 170, while 790 more foreigners moved to Iceland than moved away. Women were more likely to leave Iceland than men.
The most common destinations for Icelanders leaving Iceland were Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Foreigners moving away from Iceland were more likely to go to Poland than any other country.

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