The population of Iceland at the end of the first quarter 2022 was 377,280, 193,730 males and 183,550 females, and increased by 1,280 from the previous quarter. There were 90 gender neutrals, but due to the small size of the group they are still counted among men and women based on a random assignment. Inhabitants of the Capital region were 241,560 and 135,720 lived in others regions combined.

A total of 1,110 children were born in the first quarter and 760 persons died, but so many have not died in a single quarter since Statistics Iceland began publishing figures on deaths by quarters. Net migration was 920 persons. Net migration of persons with Icelandic citizenship was -430, and 1,350 for foreign citizens. More males than females emigrated.

Denmark was the most popular destination for Icelandic citizens with 490 persons emigrating in the quarter. Of the 800 Icelandic citizens who emigrated, 600 went to Denmark, Norway or Sweden. The largest group of the 1,500 foreign citizens who emigrated went to Poland (450).

Immigrants of Icelandic citizenship came mostly from Denmark, Norway or Sweden, 230 out of 370, while Poland was the country of origin for most of the foreign immigrants, 470 out of 2,060. Romania came second with 130 immigrants. Foreign citizens were 54,770, or 14.6% of the total population in Iceland by the end of the fourth quarter 2021.

Immigrants of Icelandic citizenship came mostly from Denmark, Norway or Sweden, 230 out of 360, while Poland was the country of origin for most of the foreign immigrants, 700 out of 2,850. Romania came second with 250 immigrants. Foreign citizens were 56,100, or 14.9% of the total population in Iceland by the end of the first quarter 2022.

The National Register of Persons is used to calculate the population.

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