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Stable population in Svalbard

The populations of Longyearbyen and Ny-Ålesund in Svalbard dropped somewhat in the second half of last year, but are still the second highest ever. One…

China’s population falling

For the first time in 70 years, there were fewer Chinese people last year than the year before. The world’s most populous nation, with nearly…

The population of Svalbard increases

Despite significant downsizing in Major Norwegian industries increasing number of Norwegians and foreigners are living at Svalbard. Only kindergarten children will be fewer in numbers….

Immigration pushing up population

The Sami areas north of Saltfjellet mountain range have not experienced the same major population growth that has been seen in the rest of Norway…