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Svalbard PEOPLE 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Svalbard PEOPLE 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Population:
2,583 (July 2017 est.)
country comparison to the world: 230
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Ethnic groups:
Norwegian 56.9%, foreign population 43.1% (consists primarily of Russians, Thais, Swedes, Filipinos, and Ukrainians) (2016 est.)
note: foreigners account for an increasing share of the population of the Norwegian settlements, Longyearbyen and Ny-Alesund (where the majority of Svalbard's resident population lives) - accounting for about one third of the population in 2018

Languages:
Norwegian, Russian

Population growth rate:
-0.03% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 198
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Population distribution:
the small population is primarily concentrated on the island of Spitsbergen in a handful of settlements on the south side of the Isfjorden, with Longyearbyen being the largest

Sex ratio:
NA

Infant mortality rate:
total: NA
[see also: Infant mortality rate - total country ranks ]
male: NA
[see also: Infant mortality rate - male country ranks ]
female: NA
[see also: Infant mortality rate - female country ranks ]

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: NA (2017 est.)
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - total population country ranks ]
male: NA
[see also: Infant mortality rate - male country ranks ] (2017 est.)
female: NA
[see also: Infant mortality rate - female country ranks ]
[see also: Infant mortality rate - male country ranks ] (2017 est.)
[See also: Healthy Life Expectancy ]
[See also: Health Performance ]

Total fertility rate:
NA
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

NOTE: 1) The information regarding Svalbard on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Svalbard PEOPLE 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Svalbard PEOPLE 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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