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Foreign Residents Increased by 5.8%

There were 46,717 foreign citizens residing in Iceland as of July 1, 2019, and they have increased by around 2,561 since December 1, 2018, or 5.8%. During the same period, Icelandic citizens residing in Iceland increased by 0.4%. These numbers were recently published by Registers Iceland.

Most foreign citizens living in Iceland are from Poland, or 19,909 in total. Some 4,388 individuals have Lithuanian citizenship. Polish citizens residing in Iceland have increased by 3.7%, or 719 individuals, since last December 1, while Lithuanian citizens have increased by 7.2%, or 294 individuals during the same period.

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