Kristiansand · Population

Question: What is the population of Kristiansand? Answer: Kristiansand, Norway (Administrative unit: Vest-Agder) - last known population is ≈ 87 400 (year 2015). This was 1.678% of total Norway population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2015 (+1.24%/year), Kristiansand population in 2024 would be: 97 687*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1950-1960] +3.35 %/year
[1960-1970] +2.59 %/year
[1970-1980] +0.49 %/year
[1980-1990] +2.5 %/year
[1990-2001] +1.18 %/year
[2001-2011] +1.21 %/year
[2011-2015] +1.24 %/year


GPS coordinates: 58.147, 7.996

Local time in Kristiansand: 09:06 Thursday GMT+2.

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Kristiansand 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 using data provided to us by 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 Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).