People [1]

People

Population 341,284 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.727 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.724 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 94.319 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 1.6 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.468 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 19 billion kWh (2015) #75
Consumption 18 billion kWh (2015) #71
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 19 billion kWh (2015) #36

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 20 thousand bbl/day (2016) #131
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 74.69 thousand bbl/day (2013) #50
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 96 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 401,613 (2016 est.)
Highways 12,890 km (2012)
Internet Users 329,967 (2016 est.)
Telephones 164,566 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern Europe, island between the Greenland Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of the United Kingdom
Total Area103,000 sq. km
Land Area100,250 sq. km
Water Area2,750 sq. km
Coastline4,970 km
Climatetemperate; moderated by North Atlantic Current; mild, windy winters; damp, cool summers
Terrainmostly plateau interspersed with mountain peaks, icefields; coast deeply indented by bays and fiords
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Hvannadalshnukur 2,110 m (at Vatnajokull glacier)

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017