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.