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Population of Norway 2022

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe whose mainland territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula. The remote Arctic island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard also form part of Norway. 

As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Norway in 2021 is 5,465,629 (5.46 Million or 54.65 Lakh)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Norway Population 2022

Norway has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.79%. Its estimated population in 2022 is  55,11,372 (5.50 million). The total Land Area of Norway is 365,957 sq. km (141,297 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Norway is 15 per Km2 (38 people per mi2).

Population of  Norway in 2022 – 5.50 million or 55 Lakh (Approx)
Norway2022 Population
Total Population55,11,372 (5.50 million or 55 Lakh)
Global Rank118
Share of World Pop.0.07%
Land Area 365,957 sq. km (141,297 sq. mi)
Area Rank61
Pop. Density15 people/sq. km
Capital CityOslo

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Norway Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Norway1.68
Infant mortality rate ** in Norway1.7
Median Age in Norway 39.8 Years
Life Expectancy in Norway82.94 years
Urban Population of Norway83.4%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Norway

Religions in Norway 

  • Christian -75.62 %
    – Evangelical Lutheran Church of Norway – 68.68%
    – Catholic Church – 3.08%
    – Pentecostal congregations – 0.76%
    – Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox – 0.53%
    – Evangelical Lutheran Free Church – 0.36%
    – Other Christian denominations – 2.21%
  • Islam – 3.41%
  • Buddhism – 0.40%
  • Hinduism – 0.21%
  • Secular Humanism – 1.85%
  • Unaffiliated – 18.32%
  • other religion – 0.09%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Norway by Population

#CityCountyPopulation
1OsloOslo10,00,467
2BergenVestland2,55,464
3Stavanger/SandnesRogaland2,22,697
4TrondheimTrøndelag1,83,378
5DrammenViken1,17,510
6Fredrikstad/SarpsborgViken1,11,267
7Porsgrunn/SkienVestfold og Telemark92,753
8KristiansandAgder61,536
9ÅlesundMøre og Romsdal52,163
10TønsbergVestfold og Telemark51,571
11MossViken46,618
12HaugesundRogaland44,830
13SandefjordVestfold og Telemark43,595
14ArendalAgder43,084
15BodøNordland40,705
16TromsøTroms og Finnmark38,980
17HamarInnlandet27,324
18HaldenViken25,300
19LarvikVestfold og Telemark24,208
20AskøyVestland23,194