Faroe Islands Population: 50,844

The Faroe Islands is an autonomous territory located in the kingdom of Denmark. As it is located in the kingdom of Denmark, this territory of domestic affairs is also in the control of Denmark. Denmark takes responsibility for the military, defense, civil, and foreign affairs of the country. The Faroe Islands is also known as an archipelago that is between Iceland and Norway.

Faroe Islands largest cities by population

There are a total of 6 districts of the Faroe Islands that are highly populated. The Torshavn contains a population of 13200. Most of the cities in the Faroe Islands are populated below the 10000. The second populated city is klaskvik 46664. The other cities are Fuglafjordur, Tvoroyri, Midvagur, and sandur.

Faroe Islands population history 

The midyear population of the Faroe Islands is estimated at 48,795. The population of the country is instable that rises and falls now and then. In 2000 the population recorded was 46,735. However, in the year 2015, the population growth was nearly zero percent. Again after 2015, the population is increasing slowly. The country is in 212 positions in terms of the global population.

Faroe Islands population forecast 

The forecast of the Faroe Islands is not specific, and it remains an uneven figure. In 2050 the projected population is 53,466 that is a 0.12% growth. However, the population after 2040 is a declining figure. The urban population of the country for the year 2050 is 28,992 that is a 0.54% increase. Therefore, it can be concluded that the population of the country may decrease after 2050.

Faroe Islands demographics 

Most of the population of the Faroe Islands is Danish, which is 98%. The origin of the inhabitants is Faroese 91.7%, in Denmark 5.8% and Greenland, 0.3%. most of the foreigners are from Iceland, Norwegians, and poles. Faroese is the most spoken language in the country.

Faroe islands religion and politics 

The major religion in Faroe Island is Christianity. 95.44% of the population follows and practices Christianity. Other religions existing on the islands is Islam 0.07%, Hindus 0.02%, the Buddhists 0.19%, the Jews 0.03%, Baha’i’s 0.04%, Sikhs 0.01% and the non-believers 0.45%.

Faroe Islands economy 

This island may be small, but the economy is vast. In the year 2014, the country was 166th largest economy having more than 2 billion dollars GDP per annum. The factors contributing to the country’s economy is majorly the export sector. 90% of the fishery products are exported all around the neighbouring countries. The island is rich in fresh salmon, so it is exported to Russia.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%