Number of immigrants to Norway 1990-2018, by reason of immigration

This statistic shows the number of immigrants in Norway who immigrated between the years 1990 and 2018, by reason of immigration. During this period, the majority of immigrants, amounting to 312,690 people, moved to Norway because of family. The second most common reason of immigration was labor, amounting to 291,852 people.

Number of immigrants to Norway in the time period from 1990 to 2018, by reason of immigration

Number of immigrants
Family 312,690
Labor291,852
Refugee 169,160
Education 89,246
Unknown 761
Other 4,901
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

Norway

Survey time period

1990 to 2018

Special properties

incl. foreign born with two foreign born parents and first-time immigrants with non-Nordic citizenship

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