Norway Population 2022


Norway map
  • The current population of Norway is estimated at 5,506,217 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Norway represent 0.07% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Norway is 14.1 inhabitants per km2.
  • Norway is located in Europe.
  • Norway ranks number 119 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Norway is 60.4611° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 8.4819° E.
  • The median age in Norway is 39.8 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Norway is not existent. A person working in Norway typically earns around 52,180 NOK per month, around USD $5,307 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Norway shares its land boundary with are Sweden, Finland and Russia. The Barents Sea lies to the north, the Norwegian Sea and the North Sea to the west, and Skagerrak (Skager Strait) to the south.

Norway

Official name Kingdom of Norway
Location Europe
Capital Oslo
Population 5,500,975 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 14.1/km2
Population growth rate 0.78% (in 2022)
Area 385,207 km2 (148,729.19 sq mi)
Official language Norwegian and Sámi
Currency Norwegian krone (NOK)
Life expectancy 82.79 years
Internet TLD .no
Call code +47

Norway Population Graph

Norway Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 5,383,779 2,720,962 2,662,817 50.54% 49.46% 4,466,921 82.97%
2019 5,352,174 2,703,383 2,648,791 50.51% 49.49% 4,421,966 82.62%
2018 5,316,166 2,683,601 2,632,565 50.48% 49.52% 4,372,547 82.25%
2017 5,281,190 2,663,832 2,617,358 50.44% 49.56% 4,323,710 81.87%
2016 5,238,707 2,640,308 2,598,399 50.4% 49.6% 4,269,022 81.49%
2015 5,192,758 2,614,554 2,578,204 50.35% 49.65% 4,210,807 81.09%
2014 5,141,342 2,585,581 2,555,761 50.29% 49.71% 4,148,549 80.69%
2013 5,083,687 2,553,028 2,530,659 50.22% 49.78% 4,081,692 80.29%
2012 5,022,588 2,518,828 2,503,760 50.15% 49.85% 4,011,541 79.87%
2011 4,957,050 2,481,995 2,475,055 50.07% 49.93% 3,938,872 79.46%
2010 4,893,163 2,446,092 2,447,071 49.99% 50.01% 3,870,492 79.1%
2009 4,832,589 2,411,945 2,420,644 49.91% 50.09% 3,809,047 78.82%
2008 4,772,027 2,377,424 2,394,603 49.82% 50.18% 3,747,473 78.53%
2007 4,712,920 2,344,206 2,368,714 49.74% 50.26% 3,686,917 78.23%
2006 4,664,406 2,316,810 2,347,596 49.67% 50.33% 3,635,904 77.95%
2005 4,626,990 2,295,450 2,331,540 49.61% 50.39% 3,594,246 77.68%
2004 4,595,584 2,278,491 2,317,093 49.58% 50.42% 3,556,982 77.4%
2003 4,568,507 2,264,152 2,304,355 49.56% 50.44% 3,521,405 77.08%
2002 4,541,790 2,250,457 2,291,333 49.55% 50.45% 3,484,915 76.73%
2001 4,517,362 2,238,353 2,279,009 49.55% 50.45% 3,450,361 76.38%
2000 4,494,560 2,226,605 2,267,955 49.54% 50.46% 3,416,765 76.02%
1999 4,465,483 2,211,754 2,253,729 49.53% 50.47% 3,374,566 75.57%
1998 4,435,009 2,195,773 2,239,236 49.51% 50.49% 3,327,587 75.03%
1997 4,408,681 2,181,856 2,226,825 49.49% 50.51% 3,283,586 74.48%
1996 4,384,841 2,169,181 2,215,660 49.47% 50.53% 3,247,413 74.06%
1995 4,362,671 2,157,341 2,205,330 49.45% 50.55% 3,219,215 73.79%
1994 4,340,082 2,146,171 2,193,911 49.45% 50.55% 3,187,790 73.45%
1993 4,315,441 2,133,554 2,181,887 49.44% 50.56% 3,152,861 73.06%
1992 4,289,830 2,120,892 2,168,938 49.44% 50.56% 3,117,419 72.67%
1991 4,265,141 2,108,686 2,156,455 49.44% 50.56% 3,082,417 72.27%
1990 4,244,866 2,098,662 2,146,204 49.44% 50.56% 3,054,606 71.96%
1989 4,230,283 2,091,452 2,138,831 49.44% 50.56% 3,038,612 71.83%
1988 4,212,856 2,082,415 2,130,441 49.43% 50.57% 3,020,618 71.7%
1987 4,190,255 2,071,243 2,119,012 49.43% 50.57% 2,998,966 71.57%
1986 4,170,688 2,061,571 2,109,117 49.43% 50.57% 2,979,540 71.44%
1985 4,155,838 2,054,646 2,101,192 49.44% 50.56% 2,963,528 71.31%
1984 4,143,411 2,048,917 2,094,494 49.45% 50.55% 2,949,280 71.18%
1983 4,131,735 2,044,382 2,087,353 49.48% 50.52% 2,935,598 71.05%
1982 4,118,079 2,038,449 2,079,630 49.5% 50.5% 2,920,542 70.92%
1981 4,102,982 2,032,207 2,070,775 49.53% 50.47% 2,904,501 70.79%
1980 4,088,888 2,026,044 2,062,844 49.55% 50.45% 2,884,710 70.55%
1979 4,075,775 2,020,769 2,055,006 49.58% 50.42% 2,856,303 70.08%
1978 4,061,918 2,014,711 2,047,207 49.6% 50.4% 2,827,501 69.61%
1977 4,046,440 2,008,248 2,038,192 49.63% 50.37% 2,797,709 69.14%
1976 4,029,373 2,000,584 2,028,789 49.65% 50.35% 2,766,970 68.67%
1975 4,010,519 1,992,025 2,018,494 49.67% 50.33% 2,734,773 68.19%
1974 3,988,446 1,981,460 2,006,986 49.68% 50.32% 2,700,178 67.7%
1973 3,963,780 1,969,602 1,994,178 49.69% 50.31% 2,664,453 67.22%
1972 3,936,150 1,956,660 1,979,490 49.71% 50.29% 2,626,593 66.73%
1971 3,906,161 1,942,143 1,964,018 49.72% 50.28% 2,587,050 66.23%
1970 3,878,864 1,928,959 1,949,905 49.73% 50.27% 2,536,777 65.4%
1969 3,850,785 1,915,380 1,935,405 49.74% 50.26% 2,459,881 63.88%
1968 3,819,539 1,900,603 1,918,936 49.76% 50.24% 2,381,101 62.34%
1967 3,787,567 1,885,072 1,902,495 49.77% 50.23% 2,301,704 60.77%
1966 3,756,014 1,870,119 1,885,895 49.79% 50.21% 2,222,809 59.18%
1965 3,726,147 1,855,621 1,870,526 49.8% 50.2% 2,145,143 57.57%
1964 3,697,294 1,841,622 1,855,672 49.81% 50.19% 2,068,266 55.94%
1963 3,669,470 1,827,763 1,841,707 49.81% 50.19% 1,992,522 54.3%
1962 3,641,829 1,813,995 1,827,834 49.81% 50.19% 1,917,423 52.65%
1961 3,612,688 1,799,480 1,813,208 49.81% 50.19% 1,842,471 51%
1960 3,584,104 1,785,242 1,798,862 49.81% 50.19% 1,789,185 49.92%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Norway ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Norway. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Norway

# City Population 2022
1 Oslo 580,754
2 Bergen 214,696
3 Trondheim 147,786
4 Stavanger 122,206
5 Drammen 91,457
6 Fredrikstad 73,495
7 Kristiansand 64,459
8 Sandnes 63,580
9 Asker 61,499
10 Tromso 52,897
11 Sarpsborg 52,618
12 Skien 51,015
13 Alesund 44,506
14 Sandefjord 43,093
15 Haugesund 40,716
16 Tonsberg 39,214
17 Moss 34,840
18 Porsgrunn 34,697
19 Bodo 34,427
20 Arendal 31,136
21 Hamar 29,747
22 Ytrebygda 24,222
23 Larvik 23,319
24 Halden 22,181
25 Steinkjer 20,218
26 Harstad 19,598
27 Lillehammer 19,256
28 Molde 18,728
29 Mo i Rana 18,035
30 Kongsberg 17,810
31 Horten 17,800
32 Gjovik 17,775
33 Askoy 17,384
34 Kristiansund 16,933
35 Narvik 14,251
36 Lillestrom 14,102
37 Honefoss 13,776
38 Ski 12,636
39 Elverum 12,620
40 Askim 12,584
41 Jessheim 12,465
42 Alta 12,164
43 Stjordalshalsen 11,503
44 Drobak 11,468
45 Kongsvinger 11,272
46 Leirvik 11,148
47 Vennesla 11,018
48 Nesoddtangen 10,996
49 Mandal 10,219
50 Ensjo 10,091
51 Mosjoen 9,775
52 Grimstad 9,723
53 Egersund 9,641
54 Namsos 9,216
55 Sogne 9,127
56 Raholt 8,688
57 Forde 8,618
58 Brumunddal 8,588
59 Levanger 8,567
60 Notodden 8,432
61 Floro 8,320
62 Bryne 8,091
63 As 8,088
64 Saeveland 7,853
65 Verdal 7,249
66 Oppdal 7,074
67 Hammerfest 6,866
68 Sogndal 6,819
69 Kopervik 6,593
70 Malvik 6,536
71 Fetsund 6,507
72 Orsta 6,409
73 Holmestrand 6,241
74 Indre Arna 6,206
75 Lillesand 6,142
76 Raufoss 6,137
77 Fauske 6,051
78 Klofta 6,037
79 Tananger 5,894
80 Sandnessjoen 5,870
81 Hommersak 5,772
82 Stavern 5,680
83 Flekkefjord 5,679
84 Tranby 5,656
85 Voss 5,638
86 Jorpeland 5,622
87 Mysen 5,588
88 Volda 5,443
89 Odda 5,432
90 Vestby 5,413
91 Kragero 5,243
92 Vadso 5,226
93 Ulsteinvik 5,163
94 Akrehamn 5,089
95 Fevik 5,075
96 Ulsteinvik weather pws station 5,056
97 Naerbo 5,028
98 Rotnes 4,786
99 Tjome 4,711
100 Sortland 4,685

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 65,620,210 116/km2
Italy 60,815,137 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2