Immigrants and Norwegian-born to Immigrant Parents at the beginning of 2021


At the beginning of 2021, there were 800,000 immigrants in Norway. This is about 10,000 more than the year before. In table 09817 it is possible to see the number of immigrants and their percentage of the total population in Norway by year from 2010-2021.

The five largest country groups in Norway are immigrants from Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Syria and Somalia. There are 102,000 immigrants in Norway with a Polish country background. Table 09817 shows an overview of immigrants in Norway by country background and their percentage of total population, while table 07110 shows the number of immigrants by world region.

There were 197 900 Norwegian-born to Immigrant Parents in Norway at the beginning of 2021. This is 9 100 more than in the beginning of 2020. Table 09817 shows Norwegian-born with Immigrant Parents by country background and their percentage of the total population.

The five largest countries if we look at both immigrants and Norwegian-born with Immigrant Parents are Poland, Lithuania, Somalia, Pakistan and Sweden.

In the statistics bank, there are several tables that gives a detailed overview of both country background, immigration category and year. Table 12610 shows immigrants and Norwegian-born to Immigrant Parents, by country background in districts in Oslo. Table 13055 shows immigrants and Norwegian-born to immigrant parents by sex, age and different classifications of world regions.