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Investments in oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and electricity supply, Q2 2016

Investment decline projected for 2017

Estimates for total investments covering oil and gas, manufacturing, mining & quarrying and electricity supply are now showing a decline for 2017. The downturn is mainly due a decrease within oil and gas and manufacturing.

Waste accounts, 2014

Small increase in Norway’s waste

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.

Intermediaries of cabins, 2015

7 in 10 are foreign guest nights in 2015

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.

Commodity Flow Survey, 2014

High cargo volumes from Oslo and Akershus

In 2014, about one third of all shipments from establishments within mining and quarrying, manufacturing, sewage and collection of waste and wholesale trade were sent from Oslo and Akershus to recipients around the country. This corresponds to 21.8 million tonnes.

Museums and collections, 2015

11 million visits to Norwegian museums

For the first time ever, the number of recorded visits to Norwegian museums has exceeded 11 million. This number represents an increase of just over 4 per cent since 2014.

Key figures for labour market

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 situation.

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