ICELAND

Capital Reykjavik
Area (km2) 103 000
Total population (thousands, 2019) 361
Population density (per km2) 4
National currency Icelandic krona (ISK)
National statistical office www.statice.is
Statistics Iceland
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 0%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 17%
   hourly wage, 2018 14%
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 35%
Female tertiary students, 2018
   percentage of total for both sexes 65%
Female victims of homicide, 2018
   percentage of total for both sexes 33%
Women researchers, 2018
   percentage of total for both sexes 46%
Life expectancy at birth, 2020
   females, years 84.5
   males, years 81.7
Life expectancy at 65, 2020
   females, years 22.0
   males, years 20.2
Total fertility rate, 2019
   average number of children per woman 1.7
Adolescent fertility rate, 2019
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 4.4
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2019
   age in years 28.7
 
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.6
3.3
3.8
1.8
2.3
1.4
Unemployment rate
 (%)
4.9
4.0
3.0
2.7
2.7
3.5
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
9.8
8.8
6.5
7.9
6.1
8.7
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2019 22 283
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 61 794
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2020 34.1
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2020 34.7
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 45 938
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   ISK per USD, US=1, 2019 136.658
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
0
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
2

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres ..
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2008 11
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 3 134
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 17
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres ..
      million tonne-kilometres ..
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2016 7 301
      million tonne-kilometres, 2005 815