Demographics of Northern Norway

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Statistics Norway demographic statistics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1769 59,576 —    
1801 79,134 +32.8%
1855 132,245 +67.1%
1900 259,315 +96.1%
1950 339,218 +30.8%
2000 464,328 +36.9%
2010? 464,665 +0.1%
2020? 475,701 +2.4%
2030? 489,019 +2.8%
Source: Statistics Norway [1][2][3][4][5][6].

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)

Northern Norway[edit]

(2009 est.)
0–14 years: 18.9% (male 44,848; female 42,315)
15–64 years: 65.5% (male 156,476; female 147,465)
65 years and over: 15.6% (male 32,017; female 40,304)

Population[edit]

Population - comparative[edit]

slightly larger than Malta, but slightly smaller than Luxembourg.

Population growth rate[edit]

0.29% (in 2008)

Population growth rate - comparative[edit]

slightly larger than United Kingdom, but slightly smaller than Denmark.

Total fertility rate[edit]

1.98 children born/woman (2007)

Language[edit]

Literacy[edit]

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