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  • More than half of single parents with small children are tenants

    Approximately one in four Norwegian households rent their homes. It is most common to rent in the larger cities. Tenant rates are especially high among single parents and people living alone.

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  • House sales indicators

    Documents 2018/23

    The aim of this initiative was to set up procedures, data collection systems and technical solutions for establishing and developing complete quarterly house sales indicators.

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  • Continued growth for construction

    2016 was a good year for the construction industry. Turnover and employment moved in a positive direction, thus contributing to continued growth for the industry

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  • Use of municipal dwellings

    Reports 2018/15

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  • Large decline for technical consultancy

    It was a difficult year for Norwegian oil and offshore-sector and this resulted in the local kind-of-activity units within architectural and technical consultancy had a decrease in turnover by 8,8 per cent compared to 2015.

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  • Greatest increase in 12 years

    The growth in the number of dwellings is the highest registered since the establishment of the dwelling population bstatistics in 2006. The growth is largest in urban areas, and particularly in the municipalities of Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim.

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  • Housing and housing conditions in Norway

    Reports 2018/13

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  • Lowest net growth in 20 years

    The building stock increased by fewer than 24 300 buildings in 2017. The growth was largest within multi-dwelling buildings, with 2.4 per cent.

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  • This is Norway 2017

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

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  • Two out of three transfers for agricultural purposes

    In 2016, a total of 8 960 agricultural properties were transferred to new owners, of which 5 600 were transferred for agricultural purposes. One third of the properties were sold on the free market. The average purchase price for properties sold o...

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  • 1 in 10 over 66 has to use stairs to enter their dwelling

    81 000 persons over the age of 66 live on the second floor or above without a lift. This is 11 per cent of all the people in the age group.

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  • Large majority own their dwelling

    Three out of four households own their dwelling, and a large majority of these are freeholders. The ownership rates are especially high among couples with children and high-income households.

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  • One in ten live in a crowded dwelling

    One in ten residents and one in twenty households live in a crowded dwelling. This is especially common among families with children, low-income households and immigrants.

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  • Still large reserves of orders in construction

    The stock of orders in building and construction was 3 per cent higher in the 2nd quarter of 2017 and shows an industry with substantial ongoing projects and full order books in the first half of 2017.

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  • More new buildings in July

    Seasonally-adjusted figures for building start permits show a 10 per cent increase in dwelling permits from June to July.

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