Foreign born female ratio in 2016
Immigration & development
8 Feb 2018
This map shows the ratio of male and female in the foreign born population in 2016 on municipal (big map) and regional level (small map).
The blue shades represent municipalities/regions with a majority of male and the red/pink shades municipalities with a majority of female. The yellow/brown shades represents municipalities with a balance between male and female.
Looking at the Nordic Region as a whole there is a balance between foreign born males and females (101 males per 100 females). Greenland stands out as there are double as many foreign born male as foreign born females. In Norway there are also slightly more foreign born male (107 males per 100 females). In a comparison with the male/female ratio of the whole population it can be noted that foreign born females are overrepresented in the sparsely populated areas in northern and eastern parts of Finland where there is an overrepresentation of male if you look at the whole population.