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International Rankings of Iceland - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Iceland, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Iceland, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 11 42 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 126 141816 2020
Internet users - percent of population 1 100 % 2021
Internet users - total 172 370000 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 32 27 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 138 93048 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 45 118 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 176 437270 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 93 11.536 billion US Dollars 2018
Budget - revenues 85 11.776 billion US Dollars 2018
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 19 1.5 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 114 409.262 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 96 19.422 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 108 9.775 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 113 24.614 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 67 47 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 36 23.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 148 50.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 85 42.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 74 22.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 56 0 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 102 5.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 120 19.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 43 74.6 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 120 26.1 % 2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 115 10.234 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 76 5.65 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 76 4.44 % 2021
Labor force 177 200300 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 142 8.8 % 2017
Public debt 24 100.02 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 153 19.962 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 99 4.4 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 23 53600 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 127 0.74 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 94 7.079 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 64 22.33 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 131 5.4 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 140 13.7132 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 101 13 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 102 13.4 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 96 459000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 143 2.879 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 96 142000 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 79 136000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 74 17.912 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 108 2.967 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 127 519.000 million kWh 2020
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 161 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 2 32.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 26 67.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 69 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 196 N/A Btu/person 2024
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 140 19700 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 103 2530 bbl/day 2017
Refined petroleum products - imports 122 20220 bbl/day 2017
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 141 2.06 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 163 0.59 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 187 5.79 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 150 18.7 2018
Land use - arable land 150 1.2 2018
Land use - forest 181 0.3 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 88 17.5 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 98 0 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 50 170.000 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 143 300000 cubic meters 2017
Total water withdrawal - industrial 76 200.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 105 80.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 129 0.74 2025
Urbanization - urban population 10 94 2023
Geography
Area - land 107 100250 sq km 0
Area - total 110 103000 sq km 0
Area - water 22 2.750 million sq km 0
Coastline 29 4970 km 0
Elevation - highest point 218 N/A meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 63 557 meters 0
Irrigated land 159 0.5 sq km 2020
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 150 18.7 2018
Land use - arable land 150 1.2 2018
Land use - forest 181 0.3 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 88 17.5 2018
Military
Military expenditures 50 N/A % of GDP 2024
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 16 4.39 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 74 1.22 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 46 7.72 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 33 2.11 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 109 12.8 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 130 N/A % 0
Current health expenditure 26 9.6 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 141 45.1 % 2023
Death rate 62 6.6 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 53 22.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 110 4.5 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 117 50.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 134 28 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 11 7.7 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 75 0.95 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 228 1.4225 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 168 1.8 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 171 1.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 35 86.29 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 7 81.6 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 7 83.8 years 2023
Literacy - definition 3 N/A 2024
Literacy - female 122 N/A % 0
Literacy - male 100 N/A % 0
Literacy - total population 110 N/A % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 119 3 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 97 38.477 years 0
Median age - male 54 37.2 years 0
Median age - total 52 37.8 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 23 28.7 2020
Net migration rate 35 2.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 65 21.9 % 2016
Physicians density 23 4.14 physicians/1,000 population 2019
Population 177 360872 2023
Population growth rate 87 0.89 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 119 0 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 94 0 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 12 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 21 1.02 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 23 0.9 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 19 1 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 96 1.95 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 129 0.74 2025
Urbanization - urban population 10 94 2023
Transportation
Airports 62 83 2024
Heliports 65 1 2024
Merchant marine - total 116 39 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 55 163.650 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 51 7.820 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 57 63 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 22 6 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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