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Eight out of ten Norwegian-born to immigrant parents who married for the first time in the period 1990-2012 chose a partner
who also had an immigrant background. Couples with the same immigrant background tend to get married at a younger age than
couples who have different immigrant backgrounds.
The total petroleum production on the Norwegian continental shelf in the first nine months of 2014 amounted to 158.4 million
Sm3 oil equivalents (oe). Compared to the same period in 2013, this equals an increase of 0.2 per cent. Production of oil
increased, while production of gas decreased.
Fertility of immigrant women and daughters of immigrants
An increasing number of children born in Norway - and a quarter of all children born in 2012 – have a mother who is an immigrant.
Nevertheless, fertility among most groups of immigrant women in Norway has decreased over time.
According to preliminary seasonally-adjusted volume figures, Mainland Norway’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.4 per cent
from the 2nd quarter to the 3rd quarter this year. After a strong increase in the 2nd quarter, the mainland economy is back
at the same level of moderate growth that we have seen in the past one and a half years.
Building statistics, October 2014, preliminary figures