Articles for labour force survey
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- Increase in the employment and decrease in the unemployment Article 25 November
The number of employed persons increased by 38 000 and the number of unemployed decreased with the same amount from June to September, adjusted for seasonal variations. In September the employment rate was 68,8 per cent and the unemployment rate 3,6 per cent.
- Unemployment at 4.0 per cent Article 28 October
There were 115 000 unemployed persons in Norway in August. The last time the number was lower was in March 2020.
- Decrease in unemployment Article 23 September
According to seasonal adjusted numbers from the Labour Force Survey, the unemployment rate was 4.2 per cent in July. This corresponds to a decrease of 0.6 percentage points from April.
- Strong increase in employment Article 1 September
Adjusted for seasonal variations, the number of employed persons increased by 43 000 from March to June. There were only minor changes in the unemployment in this period. The 138 000 unemployed persons in June corresponded to 4.8 per cent of the labour force.
- Number of employed persons on pre-pandemic level Article 5 August
The number of employed persons increased by 42 000 from February to May. The number of employed persons were then at about the same level as before the corona crisis. From February to May 2021, however, there were only minor changes in unemployment.
- Increase in employment Article 30 June
The number of employed persons increased from January to April. There were only minor changes in the unemployment in this period. The 141 000 unemployed persons in April corresponded to 4.9 per cent of the labour force.