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The population reached 5 328 200 at the turn of the year

The population increased by 32 600 in 2018, thereby continuing the annual decline in population growth we have seen since 2012.

Electricity supply contributed to investment growth in 2018

Final investments for 2018 covering oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and quarrying and electricity supply increased by 7.5 per cent compared with 2017. The growth is mainly due to high investments within electricity supply. The latest investment estimates for 2019 are also positive, and indicate an increase of 8.3 per cent.

Oil investment estimate for 2019 adjusted downward

The estimated total investment in oil and gas activity in 2019, including pipeline transportation, is NOK 172.7 billion, which is 1.4 per cent lower than estimated in the previous quarter.


This is Norway 2018

This is Norway presents statistics from a variety of areas and seeks to give an overview of Norwegian society and its developments in recentyears.