Culture, Heritage and Diversity


Intercultural city: Bergen, Norway


Population diversity

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.


Profile and activities

Intercultural profile


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General information


Official website


Trude Drevland



Bergen on the map (wikipedia)