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The Foreigner Rise in foreign employment. New figures show that more immigrants are moving to Norway and getting jobs than ever before. Statistics Norway (SSB) reports the number of total of employed immigrants have increased to 23,700 between the fourth quarters of 2009 and the 2010. The overall employment rate, 61.6 percent, remained the same, but this is due to an increase in the number of immigrants, according to SSB. The figure reflects foreigners who have lived in Norway longer than six months and have residency.

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Rise in foreign employment

Published on Tuesday, 28th June, 2011 at 14:33 under the news category, by John Price   .

New figures show that more immigrants are moving to Norway and getting jobs than ever before.



Statistics Norway (SSB) reports the number of total of employed immigrants have increased to 23,700 between the fourth quarters of 2009 and the 2010.

The overall employment rate, 61.6 percent, remained the same, but this is due to an increase in the number of immigrants, according to SSB. The figure reflects foreigners who have lived in Norway longer than six months and have residency.

Meanwhile, 11,800 immigrants participated in Norway’s introduction programme in 2010. Nearly 70 percent of these came from Eritrea, Somalia, and Iraq, Afghanistan or the Palestinian territory, which in recent years have been war zones.

It appears that the most common areas where participants take this course are in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Kristiansand and Bodø.




Published on Tuesday, 28th June, 2011 at 14:33 under the news category, by John Price   .

This post has the following tags: immigrantemploymentratenorway, norwegianimmigration.


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