Number of people deported from Norway in 2020 increased by 103% due to corona rules

Deportation - passport controlPhoto: Heiko Junge / NTB
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A total of 7,821 people have been deported from Norway in the first eleven months of the year. 

Out of the 7,821, a total of 5,956 people were expelled from the country in accordance with the Infection Control Act.

The police deported 707 people just in November of 2020. 

Out of the 707, 551 people have been deported following expulsion decisions in accordance with the Infection Control Act, new figures from the Police’s Immigration Unit show.

With that, a total of 7,821 people have been sent out of the country so far this year, an increase of 103% from the same period last year when a total of 3,849 people had been deported.

Sweden tops list

By far the most people have been deported to Sweden (4,889), followed by Poland (338), Romania (312), Great Britain (206), Germany (194), Denmark (161), Lithuania (157), Italy (135), the Netherlands (119), and Russia (118).

Divided by nationalities, most citizens of Sweden (1,572), Romania (931), Poland (588), Germany (314), Syria (305), Lithuania (295), Ukraine (230), Afghanistan (201), Great Britain (177), and Iraq (175) have been expelled in the first ten months of the year.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

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1 Comment on "Number of people deported from Norway in 2020 increased by 103% due to corona rules"

  1. Who will do the TIGGING’ now ?

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