Population by membership in religious and life stance organizations in Iceland 2019

The biggest religious organization in Iceland in 2019 was the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland, with 233 thousand members. Ranked second was a group of approximately 25 thousand Icelandic inhabitants, who did not belong to any religious organization. What is more, the Roman Catholic Church Diocese ranked third with 14 thousand members. The largest part by far of the Icelandic population belonged to Christian denominations; the Muslim Association of Iceland consisted of 552 members at the beginning of 2019.

Population by membership in religious and life stance organizations in Iceland in 2019

Number of inhabitants
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland232,591
No religious organisation24,864
The Roman Catholic Church Diocese13,990
The Free Lutheran Church in Reykjavík9,874
The Free Lutheran Church in Hafnarfjörður6,982
The Asatru Association4,473
The Independent Congregation3,287
Sidmennt – the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association2,841
The Pentecostal Assembly2,080
Zuism1,605
The Buddhist Association1,117
The Russian Orthodox Church685
Seventhday Adventists Church in Iceland650
Jehova's Witnesses617
The Muslim Association of Iceland552
Other and not specified46,470
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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

Iceland

Survey time period

2019*

Special properties

top 15 religious and life stance organizations

Supplementary notes

*Statistic shows numbers as of January 1.

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