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.

Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.

Table order:

1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored.

Qualification for UEFA competitions:

1 place: 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League qualifiers

2-3 place: 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League qualifiers

4 place: possible 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on Løgmanssteypid outcome)

Relegation from the league:

9-10 place: relegated to 2017 1. Deild

Promotion to the league:

2 teams from 2016 1. Deild

Changes from last season:

Suduroy and EB / Streymur relegated to 1. Deild

Skála and B68 promoted from 1. Deild

Faroe Islands