Population growth in Vágur
Vágur Municipality has compared population figures in Suðuroy from 1 May 2013 to 1 May 2018.
The only municipality on the island that has seen population growth is Vágur, with an increase of 70 citizens since 2013.
Five municipalities in Suðuroy have seen a decline in the population compared to 2013.
Sumba Municipality has the same population today as five years ago.
Vágur Municipality’s population growth is 5.4%, close to the national average of 5.6%.
The total population of Suðuroy decreased by 1.2% in the five-year period.
On 1 May this year, the population of Vágur Municipality was 1,369.
Translated by prosa.fo