Intercultural city: Bergen, Norway
Bergen is the second largest city in Norway. In the 3rd quarter of 2013, the city
of Bergen had a population of 271,000 inhabitants. The most important ethnic
group –Norwegian citizens– make up 86% of Bergen’s inhabitants. Foreign-born
make up 13% of Bergen’s total population, and there are 1.5% inhabitants with
migrant background. The largest minority group –people from Poland– make up
1.8% of the city’s population, but none of the other minorities represents more
than one per cent of the Bergen’s populations. The latest GDP/per capita figures
are of €77,500 (2012), similar to the Norwegian GDP per capita.
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