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Iceland – IS

EU regions: Iceland

map of Iceland IS
Life long learning
life long learning participation202326.1
Precarious work
percentage of employees ususally working on Sunday202312.2
percentage of employees ususally working at nights20233.4
percentage of employees with temporary contracts2023q48.3
Part time jobs and flexible employment
working hours on full time job2023q437.6
percentage of workers usually working from home20237.6
percentage of part time workers2023q416.02
percentage of part time workers, men2023q47.57
percentage of part time workers, women2023q426.32
Minimum and average wage
annual net earnings of a full-time single worker without children earning an average wage in PPS202334 866
Gender differences
gender pay gap20229.3
healthy life expectancy of men vs. women201887.82
gender gap in employment rate2023q493
gender gap in unemployment rate202379.49
Graduates and young people
unemployment rate of youth with elementary education202311.8
unemployment rate of youth with secondary education2023q28.1
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2022126
employment rate2023q482.9
Social exclusion
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion201911.7

More on wikipedia wikidata Q189 on OpenStreetMap Iceland slovensky: IS

Subregions: Iceland, Iceland

demographic pyramid IS Iceland based on economic activity – employed, unemploye, inactive


unemployment rate2023q43.5
youth unemployment rate20238.8
unemployment rate of low educated people2023q47.3
Long term unemployment
long term unemployment20230.3
share of long term unemployed20239.4

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Iceland

Age groupLow educationMiddle educationHigh education
Y20-29P: 13.6
E: 10.1; U: 0.9; I: 2.6
P: 26.2
E: 20.4; U: 1.2; I: 4.6
P: 11.8
E: 10.2; U: 0.4; I: 1.2
Y30-39P: 9.5
E: 7.4; U: 0.5; I: 1.6
P: 20.1
E: 17.0; U: 0.5; I: 2.6
P: 25.6
E: 23.6; U: 0.8; I: 1.2
Y40-49P: 7.9
E: 6.0; U: 0.3; I: 1.6
P: 16.1
E: 14.6; U: 0.4; I: 1.1
P: 25.3
E: 23.7; U: 0.6; I: 1.0
Y50-59P: 9.0
E: 6.2; U: 0.3; I: 2.5
P: 17.5
E: 15.3; U: 0.2; I: 2.0
P: 17.4
E: 16.2; U: 0.2; I: 1.0
Y60-69P: 8.6
E: 4.3; U: 0.2; I: 4.1
P: 18.3
E: 12.1; U: 0.2; I: 6.0
P: 12.1
E: 8.9; U: 0.1; I: 3.1

Note: in thousands in 2022, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive


demographic pyramid IS 1996 Iceland, population pyramid of Iceland
number of inhabitants2023387 758
population density20223.8
old-age dependency ratio202322.5
Population ageing
unemployment rate – over 55 years2022q23.2
aggregate replacement ratio20190.6
aggregate replacement ratio – females20190.68
life expectancy of a 50 year old202134.7
healty life expectancy at 50 years201822.3
demographic pyramid IS Iceland

Employment by sectors, Iceland

NACE r2%NACE r2%
A8.14 %B-E24.111 %
F15.97 %G-I51.723 %
J115 %K5.52 %
L1.71 %M_N21.910 %
NRP1.81 %O-Q64.629 %
R-U14.16 %TOTAL220.3100 %

Data for the period year 2023. Source of the data is Eurostat, table [lfst_r_lfe2en2].

Employment by sectors, Iceland, 2023

Other: Iceland, Republic of Ireland, Italy

Subregions: Iceland, Iceland

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Europe and its regions in numbers - Iceland – IS, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​PIS, ISBN: 978-80-970204-9-1, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10200164