10 teams, each plays the other three times - of which at least once home and once away - for a total of 27 games each, over 27 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored.
Qualification for UEFA competitions:
1 place: 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League qualifiers
2-3 place: 2016/2017 UEFA Europa League qualifiers
4 place: possible 2016/2017 UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on Løgmanssteypid outcome)
Relegation from the league:
9-10 place: relegated to 2016 1. Deild
Promotion to the league:
2 teams from 2015 1. Deild
Changes from last season:
Skála and B68 relegated to 1. Deild
TB and Suduroy promoted from 1. Deild
UEFA competitions qualifiers:
2016/2017 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round: B36 (as champion)
2016/2017 UEFA Europa League - 1st Qualifying Round: Víkingur (3rd, as Løgmanssteypid winner); NSÍ (as 2nd) and HB (as 4th)