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After its latest reassessment on Afghanistan, it said it would no longer grant subsidiary protection, claimed by people who say they face death or torture, to asylum seekers from South and East Afghanistan.
The figure eclipsed the 800,000 asylum seekers previously forecast by German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere for 2015.
They are officially registered as asylum seekers and are asked to give a brief statement outlining why they are afraid of persecution or death.
So far this year, 13,246 asylum seekers have come to the Nordic country, an increase of about 4,500 from the same period last year, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) said in a statement.
Figures relate to the number of asylum seekers living in dispersed accommodation between June 2014 and June 2015.
At the end of last year there were 682 asylum seekers placed in housing in Stockton - the highest of any three-month period since records began in 2003.
au/news/2015-01-18/asylum-seekers-offer-organs-to-australians-manus-island-letter/6023954) ABC , asylum seekers in Manus Island currently on hunger strike have requested the Australian government to turn over their medical records to organ donation centres "in case of fatalities inside the cage.
Norway police usually search for asylum seekers over the weekends.
There are 966 asylum seekers in Cardiff while it decides whether to grant them the right to remain in the UK - the fourth highest total in any one council area in the entire country.
The asylum-seekers had been convicted of illegally entering Sudan under national immigration laws, however, the UNHCR said Sudan failed to follow proper procedures, denying asylum seekers the right to have their claims assessed by the competent authorities.
The center is used for processing asylum seekers trying to come to Australia, Reuters reported.
A CASH fund for asylum seekers has been welcomed by an Alliance Party MLA.