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Demographics of the Faroe Islands, Data of FAO, year 2005 ; Number of inhabitants in thousands.

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.

Age structure


0-14 years: 21% (male 5,362; female 4,975)
15-64 years: 64.2% (male 16,837; female 14,788)
65 years and over: 14,8% (male 3,487; female 3,818) (2011 est.)

Sex ratio


at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.13 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.93 male(s)/female
total population: 1.09 male(s)/female (2012 est.)

Infant mortality rate

5.94 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)

Life expectancy at birth


total population: 79.85 years
male: 77.37 years
female: 82.50 years (2012 est.)

Total fertility rate

2.4 children born/woman (2012 est.)

Nationality


noun: Faroese (singular and plural)
adjective: Faroese

Ethnic groups

Faroese (mixed Scandinavian - British)

Religions

Christianity

Languages

Faroese (derived from Old Norse), Danish

Literacy


definition: NA
total population: NA%
male: NA%
female: NA%
note: similar to Denmark proper

Population by island

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1966 37 000 969 262 707 26.2 7.1 19.1
1967 38 000 956 289 667 25.2 7.6 17.6
1968 38 000 878 262 616 23.1 6.9 16.2
1969 38 300 843 269 574 22.0 7.0 15.0
1970 38 700 814 287 527 21.0 7.4 13.6
1971 38 700 779 308 471 20.1 8.0 12.2
1972 38 900 798 267 531 20.5 6.9 13.7
1973 39 400 808 303 505 20.5 7.7 12.8
1974 40 100 798 303 495 19.9 7.6 12.3
1975 40 800 781 280 501 19.1 6.9 12.3
1976 41 300 756 291 465 18.3 7.0 11.3
1977 41 800 759 271 488 18.2 6.5 11.7
1978 42 400 742 303 439 17.5 7.1 10.4
1979 43 000 790 269 521 18.4 6.3 12.1
1980 43 400 741 309 432 17.1 7.1 10.0
1981 43 800 753 293 460 17.2 6.7 10.5
1982 44 200 726 316 410 16.4 7.1 9.3
1983 44 500 688 361 327 15.5 8.1 7.3
1984 45 000 695 350 345 15.4 7.8 7.7
1985 45 500 760 342 418 16.7 7.5 9.2
1986 46 000 794 371 423 17.3 8.1 9.2
1987 46 600 785 377 408 16.8 8.1 8.8
1988 47 300 880 426 454 18.6 9.0 9.6
1989 47 700 946 375 571 19.8 7.9 12.0
1990 47 600 955 359 596 20.1 7.5 12.5
1991 47 400 873 397 476 18.4 8.4 10.0
1992 47 100 811 401 410 17.2 8.5 8.7
1993 46 100 771 380 391 16.7 8.2 8.5
1994 44 500 670 354 316 15.1 8.0 7.1
1995 43 600 641 363 278 14.7 8.3 6.4
1996 43 600 673 396 277 15.4 9.1 6.4
1997 44 000 663 376 287 15.1 8.5 6.5
1998 44 500 625 377 248 14.0 8.5 5.6
1999 45 100 626 401 225 13.9 8.9 5.0
2000 45 700 692 352 340 15.1 7.7 7.4
2001 46 600 632 358 274 13.6 7.7 5.9
2002 47 300 709 392 317 15.0 8.3 6.7
2003 47 900 705 404 301 14.7 8.4 6.3
2004 48 300 713 379 334 14.8 7.8 6.9
2005 48 300 712 419 293 14.7 8.7 6.1
2006 48 200 662 416 246 13.7 8.6 5.1
2007 48 400 672 380 292 13.9 7.9 6.0
2008 48 600 661 373 288 13.6 7.7 5.9
2009 48 700 598 386 212 12.3 7.9 4.4
2010 639 348 291 13.2 7.2 6.0
2011 576 371 207 12.0 7.7 4.3
2012 618 406 210 12.8 8.4 4.4
2013 624 364 260 13 7.6 5.2
Name Area Inhabitants People per km² Main places Regions
Streymoy 373.5 21,717 57.4 Tórshavn and Vestmanna Tórshavn and rest of Streymoy
Eysturoy 286.3 10,738 37 Fuglafjørður and Runavík North Eysturoy and South Eysturoy
Vágar 177.6 2,856 15.7 Míðvágur and Sørvágur Vágar
Suðuroy 166 5,074 30.9 Tvøroyri and Vágur Suðuroy
Sandoy 112.1 1,428 12.4 Sandur and Skopun Sandoy
Borðoy 95 5,030 52.4 Klaksvík Klaksvík and rest of northern Faroes (Norðoyar)
Viðoy 41 605 15 Viðareiði Norðoyar
Kunoy 35.5 135 3.8 Kunoy Norðoyar
Kalsoy 30.9 136 4.8 Mikladalur and Húsar Norðoyar
Svínoy 27.4 58 2.7 Svínoy Norðoyar
Fugloy 11.2 46 4 Kirkja Norðoyar
Nólsoy 10.3 262 26.1 Nólsoy Streymoy
Mykines 10.3 19 2 Mykines Vágar
Skúvoy 10 61 5.7 Skúvoy Sandoy
Hestur 6.1 40 7.1 Hestur Streymoy
Stóra Dímun 2.7 7 1.9 Dímun Sandoy
Koltur 2.5 2 0.8 Koltur Streymoy
Lítla Dímun 0.8 0 0 Suðuroy

See also

References

  1. ^ The origin of the isolated population of the Faroe Islands investigated using Y chromosomal markers, http://www.springerlink.com/content/4yuhf5m7a22gc4qm/ Tove H. Jorgensen, Henriette N. Buttenschön, August G. Wang, Thomas D. Als, Anders D. Børglum and Henrik Ewald1, 8 April 2004.
  2. ^ Wang, C. August. 2006. Ílegur og Føroya Søga. In: Frøði pp.20-23
  3. ^ Statistical yearbooks of Denmark
  4. ^ Statistics Faroe Islands
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