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Finnmark - NO073

EU regions: NORGE > Norway > Nord-Norge > Finnmark

map of Finnmark NO073
flag of Finnmark NO073 coat of arms Finnmark NO073
number of inhabitants202075 472
population density20191.6
old-age dependency ratio202028.2

more on wikipedia * more on wikidata Q50632 * Finnmark slovensky: NO073

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Finnmark

age grouplow educationmiddle educationhigh education

note: in thousands, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive

demographic pyramid NO073 Finnmark

From wikipedia:

Finnmark (Norwegian: [ˈfɪnnmɑrk] (listen), Northern Sami: Finnmárku, Finnish (at Kven dialects): Ruija) is a county in the northern part of Norway. By land, it borders Troms county to the west, Finland (Lapland region) to the south, and Russia (Murmansk Oblast) to the east, and by water, the Norwegian Sea (Atlantic Ocean) to the northwest, and the Barents Sea (Arctic Ocean) to the north and northeast.

The county was formerly known as Finmarkens amt or Vardøhus amt. Since 2002, it has had two official names: Finnmark (Norwegian) and Finnmárku (Northern Sami). It is part of the Sápmi region, which spans four countries, as well as the Barents Region, and is the largest and least populated county of Norway.

Situated at the northernmost part of continental Europe, where the Norwegian coastline swings eastward, Finnmark is an area „where East meets West," in culture as well as in nature and geography. Vardø, the easternmost municipality in Norway, is located farther east than the cities of St. Petersburg and Istanbul.


The Old Norse form of the name was Finnmǫrk. The first element is finn(ar), the Norse name for the Sámi people.

other: Nord-Norge, Finnmark, Nordland, Troms

neighbours: Troms, Lapland

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Finnmark - NO073, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/NO073


Current statistics

December 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178143, of which 73275 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.8 % (13.0 %), Revúca 20.1 % (12.3 %), Kežmarok 18.0 % (8.9 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Bratislava I 3.0 %, Nitra 3.1 %