How many LinkedIn users are there in Iceland. How much do they share?
How does this relate to the working population?

How many people change jobs, how many new accounts are created on a day?

What are the biggest companies in Iceland on LinkedIn?

A lot of interesting stats en facts about the LinkedIn usage in Iceland.

LinkedIn usage data and statistics for Iceland - August 2019

Facts about Iceland:


Number of habitants: 340,566 people

(according to World of Meters)


Capital: Reykjavik


Working population: 210,822 people.


In Iceland there are 150,322 registered LinkedIn accounts. That means that 71.3% of the working population has a LinkedIn account.


Iceland ranks number 5 in the relative usage over 44 European countries.


Over the past year, the number of LinkedIn users in Iceland has grown with 6.6%.

LinkedIn member accounts in Iceland

Absolute number of users

This graph shows the absolute number of registered members on LinkedIn for Iceland.

Users VS Working population

This graph shows how much percent of the working population for Iceland has a LinkedIn profile.

People have a LinkedIn profile in Iceland.
71.3 %
of the working population has a LinkedIn profile in Iceland.


According to LinkedIn data, 71.3% of the working population has a profile on LinkedIn in Iceland.

44.1% of the total population has a profile on LinkedIn.

Economic graph

Iceland has a working population of 210,822 people. 71.3% of them have a profile on LinkedIn.

2.% of the people works in Information Technology and Services. 1.7% works in Computer Software and 1.7% has a job in Airlines/Aviation.

Information Technology and Services

Computer Software


The most occurring functions in Iceland are:


Function Group


% of members

Business Development 9,619 6.4%
Operations 8,934 5.9%
Education 5,875 3.9%


According to LinkedIn data, on average there are 3 job changes a day on LinkedIn in Iceland.

Growth numbers for Iceland

The LinkedIn population of Iceland has grown over the past year with 6.6%.


Looking over the past three months there has been a growth of .8%.


Over the past year, there were 781 new members each month.


Meaning 180 per week, 26 per day, 1 per hour.


If Iceland continues to grow at this speed, they will have 159,693 members by August 2020.


Iceland ranks number 39 in Europe for growth.


Over the past year, there were 26 new accounts created on LinkedIn per day in Iceland.


In last 3 months there were 5 new accounts created per day in Iceland.

Active posting on LinkedIn

In Iceland there are on average 1 updates posted per hour, 34 per day, 239 per week and 1,036 per month.


That means that .5% of the LinkedIn users in Iceland actually posted an update on LinkedIn in August.


Iceland ranks number 43 in Europe for active posting.

Active posting over time


In Iceland there are 34 updates posted every day.


That equals 1 updates an hour.


And . updates a minute.


We have no data about the numbers of articles, likes and comments. This number only represents the times people create a new post on LinkedIn.

Biggest Employers on LinkedIn


Landspitali University Hospital

1,301 Employees on LinkedIn


University of Iceland

1,511 Employees on LinkedIn



1,062 Employees on LinkedIn

Company Pages

In Iceland there are 2,288 registered Company Pages.


In August 2018 there were 2,090 registered Company Pages.

Number of registered Company Pages

Industry Percentage
Information Technology and Services 7.8%
Leisure, Travel & Tourism 6.7%
Computer Software 4.3%

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