Faroe Islands Population 2018

49,489

The Faroe Islands have a 2018 population of 49,489 according to the latest estimates from the UN's World Population Prospects.

Faroe Islands Population in 2018Source: By Vincent van Zeijst (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

About Faroe Islands

Official NameFaroe Islands
Languages SpokenDanish, Faroese
Is LandlockedNo
Latitude/Longitude62-7
Currencies UsedDenmark Krone
DemonymFaroese

Countries Bordering Faroe Islands

None

Faroe Islands Population Density

Faroe Islands Top 20 Cities by Population

Name Population
Torshavn13,200
Klaksvik4,664
Fuglafjordur1,542
Tvoroyri1,230
Midvagur1,040
Sandur608

Faroe Islands Population Indicators

IndicatorValue

Faroe Islands Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Population Rank Growth Rate
201849,48951.64%48.36%35.532120.40%
201749,29051.69%48.32%35.382120.35%
201649,11751.72%48.29%35.262120.31%
201548,96551.74%48.25%35.152120.17%
201048,55051.85%48.15%34.852120.11%
200548,28551.80%48.20%34.662120.43%
200047,25851.71%48.29%33.932100.52%
199546,04051.62%48.39%33.05210-0.66%
199047,59451.98%48.02%34.172070.87%
198545,57352.32%47.67%32.722060.93%
198043,51452.07%47.92%31.242061.00%
197541,40752.15%47.85%29.732071.16%
197039,08352.08%47.92%28.062061.16%
196536,90051.76%48.23%26.492061.26%
196034,66151.75%48.25%24.882021.30%
195532,49651.81%48.19%23.332020.62%
195031,50351.54%48.46%22.622010.00%

Faroe Islands Population by Year (Projections)

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Population Rank Growth Rate
202049,89651.58%48.43%35.822120.00%
202550,93251.41%48.59%36.562120.41%
203052,06751.24%48.77%37.382120.44%
203553,16651.10%48.90%38.172120.42%
204054,02651.01%49.00%38.782120.32%
204554,63150.92%49.07%39.222110.22%
205055,02250.87%49.13%39.502090.14%
205555,35350.82%49.19%39.742090.12%
206055,72050.74%49.27%40.002080.13%
206556,15250.67%49.34%40.312080.15%
207056,60250.57%49.42%40.632090.16%
207557,01550.47%49.54%40.932090.15%
208057,32350.34%49.67%41.152090.11%
208557,49450.19%49.81%41.272090.06%
209057,52050.05%49.94%41.292080.01%
209557,39349.95%50.04%41.20209-0.04%
Data Sources
  1. World Population Prospects (2017 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.

    Total population: Estimated to be consistent with official population estimates through 2015, and with estimates of the subsequent trends in fertility, mortality and international migration.

  2. GeoNames Gazetteer