The Chief Epidemiologist has decided to offer children aged 5-11 vaccinations against COVID-19, stating that this decision is comparable to what is being done in
December 13, 2021
Fatalities from house fires have been rare in Iceland, but over the past couple of years, there appears to be an uptick in fire-related deaths. After a shocking arson case in June last year, which resulted in three deaths, a national conversation commenced. Does Iceland have a fire prevention problem? What can be done to […]
Iceland regularly receives accolades for its breathtaking nature and peaceful society, but the country received a new title in 2021 – having the best pension system in the world. Global consulting firm Mercer compares the pension systems of 43 countries in its annual pension index, and Iceland came out on top. Iceland has the most […]
Can you give me information about Iceland’s school system? Are there grade schools, middle schools, and high schools?
Iceland’s educational system is divided into four levels: leikskóli (preschool), grunnskóli (compulsory school), framhaldsskóli (upper secondary school), and háskóli (higher education). The system is comparable
How many people are born in Iceland and how many die on average per year? What can you tell me about Iceland’s population growth?
Every year, around 4,000-5,000 people are born, and between 1,800-2,300 people die in Iceland. As recorded by Statistics Iceland: in 2020, there were 4,512 births
The City of Reykjavík’s seventh library and eighth swimming pool have officially opened at a brand-new cultural hub in the Úlfarsárdalur neighbourhood in eastern Reykjavík.
The first round of Iceland’s COVID-19 booster shot campaign has concluded, with over 135,891 shots administered to fully vaccinated individuals. The Reykjavík capital area healthcare
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