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The population of the municipalities (kommunur) of the Faroe Islands according to offical estimates.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
1985-01-01
Population
Estimate
1995-01-01
Population
Estimate
2005-01-01
Population
Estimate
2015-01-01
Population
Estimate
2022-01-01
EiðisMunicipality620631718686789
EysturMunicipality1,7251,6381,9192,0002,251
FámjinsMunicipality1271251149284
FuglafjarðarMunicipality1,6401,4521,5651,5161,615
FugloyarMunicipality6254454038
HovsMunicipality153143131117102
HúsavíkarMunicipality192172142117109
HvalbiarMunicipality828786777724678
HvannasundsMunicipality460457449395418
KlaksvíkarMunicipality5,0154,7825,0124,9325,396
KunoyarMunicipality101127142129147
KvívíkarMunicipality513561605568600
NesMunicipality1,0311,0471,2111,2331,449
PorkerisMunicipality355401359301317
RunavíkarMunicipality3,5093,2683,7223,7944,272
SandsMunicipality656557599526527
SjóvarMunicipality9359601,0419361,137
SkálavíkarMunicipality225178183140138
SkopunarMunicipality608541480449453
Skúgvoyar (Skúvoyar)Municipality9093624341
SørvágsMunicipality1,0781,0061,0811,0851,252
SumbiarMunicipality542453390352357
SundaMunicipality1,4561,3311,5571,6401,820
TórshavnarMunicipality16,11816,50019,33020,19822,754
TvøroyrarMunicipality2,1171,8581,8371,7231,769
VágaMunicipality1,8521,6391,8271,9922,165
VágsMunicipality1,7591,4281,4231,3321,380
VestmannaMunicipality1,3051,1521,2411,2101,264
ViðareiðisMunicipality276303341347354
Føroyar [Faroe Islands]Autonomous Country45,34843,64348,30348,61753,676

Source: Hagstova Føroya, Statistics Faroe Islands (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2022)
Males27,819
Females25,857
Age Groups (E 2022)
0-17 years13,291
18-64 years30,784
65+ years9,601
Age Distribution (E 2022)
0-9 years7,410
10-19 years7,422
20-29 years6,005
30-39 years6,768
40-49 years6,655
50-59 years6,775
60-69 years5,730
70-79 years4,480
80-89 years1,943
90+ years488