Demographics of Eastern Norway

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Statistics Norway demographic statistics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1769 329,041 —    
1951 1,584,045 +381.4%
1960 1,733,346 +9.4%
1970 1,895,148 +9.3%
1980 1,982,131 +4.6%
1990 2,064,971 +4.2%
2000 2,207,164 +6.9%
2010 2,430,512 +10.1%
2020 2,708,720 +11.4%
2030 2,970,713 +9.7%
Source: Statistics Norway [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16].

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)

Eastern Norway[edit]

(2009 est.)
0–14 years: 18.6% (male 226,334; female 214,775)
15–64 years: 64.5% (male 765,005; female 759,737)
65 years and over: 16.9% (male 150,656; female 201,963)

Population[edit]

    • 2,207,164 (January 1, 2000)
    • 2,410,630 (July 1, 2009)
  • Population growth
    • 203,466 (8.44%)

Population - comparative[edit]

slightly larger than Latvia, but slightly smaller than Mongolia and Jamaica.

Population growth rate[edit]

1.59% (in 2008)

Population growth rate - comparative[edit]

slightly larger than India, but slightly smaller than Turkmenistan.

Total fertility rate[edit]

1.85 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%