ICELAND

Capital Reykjavik
Area (km2) 103 000
Total population (thousands, 2017) 343
Population density (per km2) 3
National currency Icelandic krona (ISK)
National statistical office www.statice.is
Statistics Iceland
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 46%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2017 20%
   hourly wage, 2017 16%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 37%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 64%
Female victims of homicide, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 67%
Women researchers, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 46%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 84.3
   males, years 81.1
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 21.4
   males, years 19.8
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.7
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 6.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 27.8
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
3.5
1.6
3.3
3.8
2.9
3.4
Unemployment rate
 (%)
5.4
5.0
4.0
3.0
2.8
2.7
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
10.7
9.8
8.8
6.5
7.9
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 20 433
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 57 933
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 47.1
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 44.1
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 43 034
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   ISK per USD, US=1, 2018 137.621
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
0
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
2
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, 2017 3 992
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 47
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres ..
      million tonne-kilometres ..
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2016 7 301
      million tonne-kilometres, 2005 815