Sands · Population

Question: What is the population of Sands? Answer: Sands, Faroe Islands (Administrative unit: -) - last known population is ≈ 500 (year 2017). This was 1.094% of total Faroe Islands population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2015-2017 (+0.28%/year), Sands population in 2018 would be: 531*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1985-1995] -1.62 %/year
[1995-2005] +0.73 %/year
[2005-2010] -1.51 %/year
[2010-2015] -1.07 %/year
[2015-2017] +0.28 %/year


GPS coordinates: 61.834, -6.817

Local time in Sands: 13:00 Monday GMT+1.

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City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1985e, 1995e, 2005e, 2010e, 2015e, 2017e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Hagstova Føroya, Statistics Faroe Islands
Statistics Faroe Islands / Statbank Population by sex, age and village/city, 1th January (1985-2017) Municipalities 1. Jan. 2017
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).