Oslo · Population

Question: What is the population of Oslo? Answer: Oslo, Norway (Administrative unit: Oslo) - last known population is ≈ 647 700 (year 2015). This was 12.429% of total Norway population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2015 (+1.41%/year), Oslo population in 2018 would be: 675 531*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1950-1960] +0.62 %/year
[1960-1970] +0.12 %/year
[1970-1980] -0.63 %/year
[1980-1990] +0.14 %/year
[1990-2001] +1.01 %/year
[2001-2011] +1.8 %/year
[2011-2015] +1.41 %/year


GPS coordinates: 59.913, 10.746

Local time in Oslo: 20:26 Sunday GMT+1.

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Oslo on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1950e, 1960e, 1970e, 1980e, 1990e, 2001c, 2011c, 2015e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Statistics Norway
Statistical Yearbook of Norway 2000 - SSB PDF 55 Mb, y. 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000
Population at Population Censuses 1801, 1910 and 2011, by county and municipality
Population at Population Censuses in 2001 and 2011, by county and municipality
• Statistical yearbook of Norway ISSN 0809-1919
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).