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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.

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  • Living conditions among Norwegian-born to immigrant parents in Norway 2016

    Reports 2018/20

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  • Naturalisation reached record level

    A total of 21 600 persons were naturalised in 2017; 7 900 more than the year before. Eight out of 10 who were granted Norwegian citizenship were former citizens of non-European countries

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  • Record fall in immigration last year

    A total of 58 200 people immigrated to Norway in 2017, 8 600 fewer than the previous year. The decline is the largest ever, and is largely due to the drop in immigrants from Syria.

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  • Increased migration within Norway

    Never before has the migration across county borders been as high as in 2017. People are moving to central areas, and steadily more are moving out of rather than to Oslo.

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  • Women and men in Norway 2018

    Who are the women and men in Norway? Statistics Norway presents similarities and differences between women and men in Norway within areas of society we can describe with statistics in Women and men in Norway.

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  • More similar life expectancy for men and women

    In 2017, life expectancy was 84.3 years for women and 80.9 years for men. In the last 30 years, the difference between men and women's life expectancy has halved.

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  • Fertility declined to record low

    A total of 56 600 children were born in 2017, 2 300 fewer than 2016. This gives a total fertility rate (TRF) for women of 1.62. This is the lowest level ever registered.

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  • 14 per cent of population are immigrants

    The number of immigrants grew by 21 700 in 2017, which is the lowest percentage growth in the last 20 years. The number of Norwegian-born to immigrant parents grew by 11 200 in the same period.

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  • Approaching 5.3 million

    Low immigration and fewer births resulted in reduced population growth in 2017. The population increased by 37 300 in 2017, a decline from 44 300 the year before. At the end of the year there were 5 295 600 people in Norway.

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  • Sami statistics 2018

    Reports 2018/05

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  • Most popular names in 2017

    Check out the list of the most popular boys’ and girls’ names in 2017.

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  • Fewer young and more older cohabitants

    For the age group 20-24 years, the proportion of cohabitants has decreased over the last ten years. For all 30+ age groups, however, the number of cohabitants has gradually increased.

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  • Quicker to extract the figures you need

    Statbank has been given a new design and a variety of extra options.

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  • Gender-divided labour market

    The gender-divided labour market is one of the biggest challenges in achieving full gender equality in Norway, but the disparities in the labour market vary in different counties.

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