Demographics of Southern Norway

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Statistics Norway demographic statistics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1769 63,976 —    
1801 76,055 +18.9%
1855 126,475 +66.3%
1900 161,494 +27.7%
1950 172,710 +6.9%
1960 185,302 +7.3%
1970 203,226 +9.7%
1980 225,429 +10.9%
1990 240,906 +6.9%
2000 257,869 +7.0%
2010? 279,024 +8.2%
2020? 308,220 +10.5%
2030? 337,339 +9.4%
Source: Statistics Norway [1][2][3][4].

The following demographic statistics are from the Statistics Norway, unless otherwise indicated.

Age and sex distribution[edit]

Age structure[edit]

Norway[edit]

(2005 est.)
0–14 years: 19.7% (male 466,243; female 443,075)
15–64 years: 65.6% (male 1,234,384; female 1,486,887)
65 years and over: 14.7% (male 285,389; female 392,331)

Southern Norway[edit]

(2009 est.)
0–14 years: 19.8% (male 27,734; female 26,836)
15–64 years: 66.1% (male 92,364; female 89,516)
65 years and over: 14.1% (male 17,311; female 22,831)

Population[edit]

Population - comparative[edit]

slightly larger than Vanuatu and Barbados, but slightly smaller than Iceland and Maldives.

Population growth rate[edit]

1.31% (in 2008)

Population growth rate - comparative[edit]

slightly larger than Brazil, but slightly smaller than Oregon.

Total fertility rate[edit]

1.96 children born/woman (2007)

Language[edit]

Main article: Norwegian language

Literacy[edit]

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 100%
male: NA%
female: NA%