Population continues to grow

17.05.2018 - 07:37
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Population continues to grow
On 1 April, the Faroes had a population of 50,778, an increase of 789 compared with 1 April last year
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Net migration accounted for 576 and an excess of births accounted for 213 of the overall population increase of 789.

All districts except Sandoy had a population growth. Eysturoy saw the highest relative growth, with 2.3%.

Net migration figures have risen significantly. The number of immigrants increased for the fifth year running, and the number of people emigrating is at its lowest since 1980.

The four quarter of the 1 April 2017-1 April 2018 period saw a particularly high increase in the number of male newcomers, according to figures from Statistics Faroe Islands.

Nýggjastu sendingar í ÚV
Sunnudag 20. mai
Hvítusunna
80888
Sunnudag 20. mai
Barnaheimið í Umanak 1(2)
80947
Leygardag 19. mai
Nú er leygardagur - 190518
81069
Leygardag 19. mai
Áðrenn Elvis - 170518
81068
Nýggjastu sendingar í SV
Mánadag 21. mai
Andaktin
81074
Sunnudag 20. mai
Andaktin
81064
Sunnudag 20. mai
Guðstænasta úr Eiðis kirkju
81081
Hósdag 17. mai
Sjúklingahotellið
80986
Mánadag 14. mai
3-2
80877