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Faroe Islands Population 2024

The Faroe Islands, or the Faroes, is a North Atlantic archipelago located 320 kilometers (200 mi) north-northwest of Scotland, and about halfway between Norway and Iceland. Like Greenland, it is a constituent country of the Kingdom of Denmark.  According to the Statistics of Faroe Island, the population of  The Faroe Islands as of Oct. 2023 is 54,522.

Estimated Population of  Faroe Islands in 2024  – 55 thousand

 Faroe IslandsOct. 2023
Total Population54,522
Land Area  1,396 sq. km (539 sq. miles)
Pop. Density101 people per mi2 (39 /sq. km)
Median Age39.7 yrs
Life Expectancy83.3 yrs
Fertiltiy Rate2.05
Capital CityTórshavn

Source: Statistics of Faroe Island

Religion in Faroe Islands

In the Faroe Islands, the religious landscape is diverse, with Christianity prevailing among the population. Approximately 93.1% of the inhabitants identify as Christians. Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Bahá’i, and Sikhism collectively constitute a very small percentage of the population. Additionally, 0.4% of the people hold other beliefs, while 0.2% embrace more than one religious belief. Surprisingly, 5.5% of the population identifies with no specific religious belief, reflecting a spectrum of faiths and beliefs in this North Atlantic archipelago.

ReligionTotal Pop.
Other belief149
More than one religious belief85
No religious belief1,397

Source: Statistics of Faroe Island

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