6343_not-searchable
/en/befolkning/statistikker/folkendrkv/kvartal
6343
Higher natural increase
statistikk
2004-02-19T10:00:00.000Z
Population;Population;Immigration and immigrants
en
folkendrkv, Population and population change, inhabitants, population growth, births, deaths, immigration, emigration, in-migration, out-migration, excess of births, mean population, population changes, population, net migrationPopulation, Births and deaths, Migration , Population count, Population, Immigration and immigrants
false

Population and population changeQ4 2003

Content

Published:

This is an archived release.

Go to latest release

Higher natural increase

In 2003 the population in Norway increased by 25 000 to 4 577 200. Population growth was caused by natural increase of 13 700, and increased net migration of 11 250.

Net migration. Internal and from abroad as a percentage of population. 4th quarter 2003

Excess of births, net migration and population growth, by quarter. 1990-2003

Last years natural increase of 13 700 was 2 800 higher than in 2002. This is caused by a reduction of deaths of 1 700 and an increase of births of 1 100. In 2002 42 800 persons died and 56 500 were born in Norway.

The number of live births increased, but was still lower than the mean for 1990-2000 of 60 000 births per year.

Fewer immigrants

35 900 persons moved to Norway and 24 700 moved from Norway last year. Net migration decreased, from 17 200 in 2002 to 11 250 in 2003. The last ten years net migration has fluctuated from 5 800 to 19 000. Net migration of foreigners from the Nordic countries, West Europe and East Europe were respectively -80, 700 and 2600. These figures were 750, 1 400 and 3 200 in 2002.

Net migration from Africa and Asia were 3 000 and 5 200 respectively, while 3 600 and 8 000 in 2002.

The highest net inflow of immigrants was of those with Russian nationality, 1 600 followed by those of Somali and Afghan nationality with 500 and 1 300 respectively.