Demography

Population by age and gender 31. December 2006
    Total Male Female
Total 307.672 156.576 151.096
0 year 4.426 2.264 2.162
1-14 61.041 31.109 29.932
15-64 206.572 107.038 99.534
65+ 35.633 16.165 19.468
Source: Statistics Iceland
Population by area and gender 31. December 2006
    Total Male Female
Total 307.672 156.576 151.096
The Capital area 191.919 95.591 96.328
  Other 115.753 60.985 54.768
Source: Statistics Iceland
Population by gender 1. July 2006
    Total Male Female
304,334 154,287 150,047
Source: Statistics Iceland
Live births 2001-2006
    Total Boys Girls
   2001-2005 4,159 2,125 2,035
2006 4,280 2,183 2,097
The 5-year's periods show annual means.    
Source: Statistics Iceland
Fertility and reproduction rates 2001-2005  
Total 

fertility

 rate
Repro-

duction 

rate, gross
Repro-

duction 

rate, net
1,991 0,974 0,966
Total number of live births a woman could have during her reproductive life if she was exposed to the fertility rates for each age-group experienced during that year or period.         
Reproduction rate, gross: Number of daughters that a woman would bear during her reproductive life assuming that the age-of-mother specific birth rates experienced during that year continue to apply.        
Reproduction rate, net: Gross reproduction rate assuming in addition that mortality rates experienced during that year continue to apply.       
Source: Statistics Iceland
The number of deaths and crude death rate by sex 2001-2005 
Number Per 1,000

inhabitants

Total 9.033 6,2
Male 4.669 6,4
Female 4.364 6,0
Source: Statistics Iceland
Life expectancy (in years) at birth 2006
    Male Female
    79.4 83.0
Source: Statistics Iceland


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