Tagged: Population

Population reached 4.9 million in 3rd quarter

The population of Norway is now 4,908,100. Population growth this quarter was higher than ever before due to immigration. After a decrease in the population growth over the last three quarters, the population grew...

Continued high population growth

The population of Norway is projected to rise considerably in the period 2010 to 2060. The most important reason for this is continued high immigration. The immigration surplus is expected to decline in the...

Slight fall in Svalbard population

Svalbard has a high level of in- and out-migration, markedly influencing the size of the population. On Jan. 1 2010, 2,481 were registered at Svalbard, 84 fewer than one year earlier. A total of...

Highest number of births in 37 years

Norway’s population increased by 58,950 to 4,858,200 in 2009. The birth surplus contributed to 35 percent of the population increase, whereas the migration surplus from abroad contributed to 65 percent. Not since 1972 have...

4,854,000 residents in Norway

The population of Norway is estimated to be 4 854 000 at the turn of the year. This figure represents a population growth of 55 000 persons or 1.1 per cent in 2009, down from 62 000 or...

Declining employment

From June to September the number of employed persons decreased by 23 000. The unemployment rate remained stable at 3.1 per cent of the labour force. The unemployment rate of August was revised down from...

The high population increase continues

In the third quarter of 2009, Norway’s population increased by 17,100. Slightly more than 60 percent of the growth resulted from inward migration, but the birth surplus contributed more than last year – 39...

High Norwegian population growth

The Norwegian population has passed 4.8 million. The population growth from 2007 to 2008 was 62,100, up by 6,000 from the year before, and was the highest since 1920. Last year, 60 500 children were...