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The share of households with children is slowly falling. On 1 January 2016, there were children in 27 per cent of a total
of 2 348 800 private households in Norway. Twenty-five years ago, 32 per cent of the households had children.
The Nordic Medico-Statistical Committee provides an annual cross section of the health care areas in the Nordic countries.
It presents data concerning population trends, illness, hospital treatment and causes of death. Furthermore, a description
of the health sector in the Nordic countries.
Business tendency survey for manufacturing, mining and quarrying, Q3 2016
Norwegian industrial managers report a downturn in the total output in the third quarter of 2016. It is especially suppliers
to the oil and gas sector that are reporting a decline. However, there is certain optimism in the general expectations for
the fourth quarter among most of the industry leaders.
There was an increase of 18 000 long-term unemployed persons from the third quarter of 2015 to the third quarter of 2016.
The share of long-term unemployed rose from 28 to 37 per cent. The long-term unemployed are persons who have been unemployed
for more than 26 weeks.
Structural business statistics for manufacturing, mining and quarrying, 2015, preliminary figures