Immigrants in North Savo

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

Russian 2,168
Arabic 828
Estonian 668
English 354
Thai 291
Chinese 258
Turkish 209
Persian, Farsi 196
German 161

Of North Savo municipalities, quota refugees have been received in Kuopio, Iisalmi, Sonkajärvi, Lapinlahti, Rautalampi, Varkaus and Leppävirta.