International community grew, but Nordic numbers down
According to the latest data from Hagstofa Íslands (Statistics Iceland), the number of Poles in Iceland increased by 330 during the five-month period to 21,004, which is 5.7 percent of the total population of Iceland.
The number of Romanians saw the second-highest increase of 177 people, while there were 132 more Latvians in Iceland this May than last December and 131 more Lithuanians. The number of Portuguese people went up by 45.
Non-Icelandic citizens make up 13.8 percent of the Icelandic population today, according to Hagstofa Íslands.
During the five months between 1st December and 1st May, the number of Danes living in Iceland decreased by 3.8 percent. There are now 6.6 percent fewer Swedes in Iceland, 2.1 percent fewer Finns, and 5.7 percent fewer Norwegians.