Alna

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Bydel Alna
Alna holdeplass 18.04.2011.JPG
Coat of arms of Bydel Alna
Coat of arms
Location of Bydel Alna
CountryNorway
CityOslo
DistrictGrorud Valley
Area
 • Total13.75 km2 (5.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total49,801
 • Density3,622/km2 (9,380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-030112
Websiteoslo.kommune.no/politikk-og-administrasjon/bydeler/bydel-alna

Alna is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. It is named after the River Alna, which flows through it.[citation needed]

The borough consists of the following neighborhoods:

Demographics[edit]

As of January 1, 2020, there were 49,801[1] people living in the borough. Of these, 24,943 (50.1%) were male. There were 1,495 immigrants from Western countries and 24,943 from Non-Western countries (50%). The countries from where most immigrants originated were Turkey (1,500), Pakistan (5,060), Sri Lanka (1,161), the former Yugoslavia (1,078), and Somalia (756). There were 641 births in the borough in 2018[2], and 341 deaths. The same year 6,875 people moved into the borough, while 6,767 moved out. In 2018, the average gross income for the borough was NOK 394,000, somewhat lower than the average for the city of NOK 529,400.[3]

Politics[edit]

As a borough of Oslo, Alna is governed by the city council of Oslo as well as its own borough council. The council leader is Mari Morken from the Labour Party and the deputy leader is Sunniva Bratsberg, of the Socialist Left Party. The Labour Party has the most seats. The 15 seats are distributed among the following political parties for the 2019-2023 term:[4]

• 6 from the Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)

• 2 from the Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)

• 2 from the Conservative Party (Høyre)

• 2 from the Red Party (Rødt)

• 2 from the Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)

• 1 from the Green Party (Miljøpartiet de Grønne)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Oslo (2020). "Befolkningen etter bydel, kjønn og aldersgrupper 1.1.2020" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Statistikkbanken Oslo kommune". statistikkbanken.oslo.kommune.no. Retrieved 2020-05-23.
  3. ^ "05854: Main entries from the tax assessment for residents 17 years and older, by age. Average and median (NOK) (M) (UD) 1999 - 2018". PX-Web SSB. Retrieved 2020-05-23.
  4. ^ "Valgresultater valg til bydelsutvalg 2019". Oslo kommune (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2020-05-23.