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Production in Norwegian manufacturing declined by 1.4 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared with the third quarter,
according to seasonally-adjusted figures. Hence, all four quarters of 2015 have seen an output decline in manufacturing. On
a monthly basis, from November to December 2015, the manufacturing production decreased slightly by 0.3 per cent.
This study shows that local unemployment rates at the age of graduation from compulsory school and high-school have negative
effects on males’ earnings, employment and disability pension when measured as late as age 35.
Boys distinguish themselves at the highest proficiency level in two out of three national tests completed in 2015. However,
more boys than girls also have the lowest proficiency level in all tests. The girls score high in reading, while the smallest
gender gap is in English skills.
The Sami areas north of Saltfjellet mountain range have not experienced the same major population growth that has been seen
in the rest of Norway in recent years. However, there are some immigrants who have found their way to the Sami parts of the
country, and this has stabilised the population at the 2010 level following decades of a population decline.
Research and development in the business enterprise sector, 2014, final figures