A total of 374,704 people were registered as living in Iceland at the start of this month, which is around 6,000 more than on 1st December 2020.
According to the latest figures from Þjóðskrá (Registers Iceland), there was a small increase in the number of foreign citizens living in Iceland, to 53,973, or 14.4 percent of the country’s total population. There are citizens of 160 countries living in Iceland.
Iceland’s Polish community has started to grow again following a small contraction during the pandemic. Poles make up the largest ex-pat community in Iceland, numbering 21,018 people.
Proportionately, it was the American community which grew the most, up 16.1 percent in ten months, to a total of 994 people.