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5 per cent more with refugee background

A total of 228 200 persons with a refugee background were living in Norway on 1 January 2018. This represented 31 per cent of all migrants, and 4.3 per cent of the total population.

Many immigrate for family reasons

A total of 42 100 persons with non-Nordic citizenship immigrated to Norway in 2017 - 9 000 fewer than the year before. Family is now the most common reason for immigrating to Norway.

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Statistical analysis 2018/01: Quality in higher education

Which students are most satisfied with the quality of teaching?

Sixty-five per cent of students in Norway are satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of teaching, but differences are huge.