Immigrants in North Karelia

The largest linguistic groups of immigrants in North Karelia in 2017 were:

  • Russian 3,206
  • Arabic 268
  • Somali 245
  • English 216
  • Estonian 206
  • Thai 181
  • German 133
  • Kurd 130
  • Bengal 126

Of North Karelian municipalities, quota refugees have been received in Joensuu, Kontiolahti, Kitee, Lieksa, Nurmes, Ilomantsi and Outokumpu.