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Summary statistics
Region Northern Europe  
Surface area (sq km) 103000  
Population (est., 000) 333  
Pop. density (per sq km) 3.2  
Capital city Reykjavík  
Capital city pop. (000) 184  
Currency Iceland Krona (ISK)  
UN membership date 19 November 1946  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 15330  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 13261  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 16799  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 3.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 -2.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 6.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 46520.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 41695.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 56609.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 45661.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 34939.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 54340.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 15.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 14.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 29.7  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 115.55 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 115.05 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 62.98 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 1378  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -272  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -2334  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 207 Annual averages are based on the months February to December and January of the following year.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 182 Annual averages are based on the months February to December and January of the following year.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 122 Annual averages are based on the months February to December and January of the following year.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 114  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 114  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 110  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 5.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 7.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 2.6  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 18.2 Population aged 16-74. 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 18.3 Population aged 16-74.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 21.7 Population aged 16-74. ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 5.5 Population aged 16-74. 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 5.5 Population aged 16-74.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 6.5 Population aged 16-74. ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 70.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 70.4  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 70.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 77.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 78.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 80.2  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 800  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 489  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 374  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 272 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 243  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 124  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 108.1  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 107.2  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 95.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 96.6  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 93.4 Population aged 16 to 74 using the Internet in the last 3 months.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 87.0  
Exports (million US$) 2013 4997.7  
Imports (million US$) 2013 5019.2  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -21.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 Netherlands (30.0), Germany (12.1), United Kingdom (9.5)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 Norway (15.1), United States (9.6), Denmark (8.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.3  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.5  
Urban population (%) 2014 94.0  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 20.6  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 19.3/17.4  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 101.4  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 83.8/80.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 1.8  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 34.4/10.4  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 349 Refugee population refers to the end of 2013.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 7.4  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 105.1/105.5  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 62.5  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 0.3  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 41.3  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 19  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 <  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 2.3  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 100.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 1881/5.8  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 910.0  
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