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Iceland – IS

EU regions: Iceland

map of Iceland IS
Life long learning
life long learning participation202227.1
Precarious work
percentage of employees ususally working on Sunday202016.7
percentage of employees ususally working at nights20205.6
percentage of employees with temporary contracts2023q211.3
Part time jobs and flexible employment
working hours on full time job2023q237.9
percentage of workers usually working from home20227.1
percentage of part time workers2023q217.79
percentage of part time workers, men2023q26.32
percentage of part time workers, women2023q231.11
Minimum and average wage
annual net earnings of a full-time single worker without children earning an average wage in PPS202234 559
Gender differences
gender pay gap202110.4
healthy life expectancy of men vs. women201887.82
gender gap in employment rate2023q295.86
gender gap in unemployment rate2023q262.22
Graduates and young people
unemployment rate of youth with elementary education2023q212.8
unemployment rate of youth with secondary education2023q28.1
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2022128
employment rate2023q285.2
Social exclusion
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion201811

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 rate2023q23.7
youth unemployment rate2023q29.7
unemployment rate of low educated people2023q26.7
Long term unemployment
long term unemployment2022q30.6
share of long term unemployed2021q115.6

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 inhabitants2022376 248
population density20223.7
old-age dependency ratio202222.5
Population ageing
unemployment rate – over 55 years2022q23.2
aggregate replacement ratio20180.57
aggregate replacement ratio – females20180.63
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%
A8.64 %B-E21.410 %
F16.38 %G-I49.123 %
J105 %K63 %
L1.11 %M_N18.59 %
O-Q65.331 %R-U13.66 %
TOTAL210.4100 %

Data for the period year 2022. Source of the data is Eurostat, table [lfst_r_lfe2en2].

Employment by sectors, Iceland, 2022

Other: Iceland, Italy, Republic of Ireland

Subregions: Iceland, Iceland

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Iceland – IS, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​en/projects/eu-regions/IS