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Investments in oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and electricity supply, Q1 2017

Upward adjusted estimates in 2017

The companies estimate higher investments for 2017 within oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and quarrying, and electricity compared with estimates given in the previous measurement. Estimates have been adjusted upwards in manufacturing, electricity supply and oil and gas.

Labour force survey, seasonally-adjusted figures, December 2016

Decrease in labour force

The labour force, the sum of employed and unemployed, decreased by 34 000 persons from September to December 2016. The seasonally adjusted number of employed persons decreased by 22 000. In the same period, the unemployment decreased by 12 000.

Population and population changes, 1 January 2017

Population of 5 258 000 at year start

The population of Norway reached 5 258 000 at the start of the year. The number of foreign citizens grew by 21 000 in 2016 to 559 000 on 1 January 2017.


This is Svalbard 2016

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