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The total amount of waste in Norway increased by 7 per cent from 2013 to 2014. In 2014, a total of 11.9 million tonnes of
waste was generated. This continues the trend seen in recent years, with an increase by several per cent each year.
In 2015, Norwegian registered intermediaries of cabins arranged 1 080 000 overnight stays in private cabins and holiday houses
in Norway. Of this, 7 in 10, or 752 000, are foreign guest nights. Denmark had 243 000 guest nights and was the largest foreign
market in 2015.
Emissions of acidifying gases and ozone precursors, 2015, preliminary figures
In 2015, 134 100 tonnes of nitrogen oxides (NOx) were emitted in Norway. This means a continuation of the declining emission
trend. The emissions were 5.4 per cent lower than in 2014, and well below the obligation in the Gothenburg Protocol of 156
Norwegian banks’ pre-tax profit amounted to NOK 10.5 billion in the 1st quarter of 2016; a slight decline compared to the
same quarter in 2015. The moderate result stemmed from lower net value changes and moderate growth in net interest income.
Compared with other countries, a large share of the population in Norway is in employment. This is mainly due to the fact
that many women work, but also because unemployment remains relatively low. This page provides further details on the employment
Post-secondary vocational education, 1 October 2015