Economic and Financial Data for Norway

The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Norway has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page. Unless otherwise indicated, the data are not seasonally adjusted and final when first released.

SDDS Real Sector

SDDS Real sector
SDDS Real sector
Unit DescriptionObservations
Date of LatestLatest dataLatest-1 data
SDDS Data Category and Component
National Accounts
Current prices
GDPNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 20241 270 6941 290 623
GDP, by expenditure category
Household final consumption expenditureNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024461 858463 448
Final consumption expenditure of NPISHsNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 202428 36528 627
Final consumption expenditure of general governmentNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024293 671292 198
Gross fixed capital formationNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024284 891306 657
Changes in inventoriesNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 202433 913-2 131
Total exportsNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024586 372620 476
Total importsNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024418 448418 723
GDP, by area
GDP-Mainland NorwayNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024995 412983 299
Petroleum activities and ocean transportNOK million, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024275 282307 324
Constant prices
GDPNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 20241 131 2521 129 305
GDP, by expenditure category
Household final consumption expenditureNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024401 788404 524
Final consumption expenditure of NPISHsNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 202425 49125 941
Final consumption expenditure of general governmentNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024258 801257 409
Gross fixed capital formationNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024242 481261 503
Changes in inventoriesNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 202440 53716 518
Total exportsNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024506 514504 527
Total importsNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024344 424341 173
GDP, by area
GDP-Mainland NorwayNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024870 178868 843
Petroleum activities and ocean transportNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024261 074260 462
Non-financial sector accounts
GNI (Gross National Income)NOK million1st quarter 20241 261 1771 367 342
Gross saving for NorwayNOK million1st quarter 2024494 393562 324
Production Index
Index of production, extraction of oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and quarrying and electricity supply (volume index)2021=100March 2024105.8101.9
Index of production, construction (volume index)2021=100March 2024101.3102.0
Business Tendency Survey
The industrial confidence indicator (ICI)Balance Seasonally adjusted1st quarter 20240.1-4.2
Employment
Employed persons (LFS)1000 Seasonally adjusted1st quarter 20242 8762 880
Unemployment
Unemployed persons (LFS)1000, Quarterly average Seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2024117111
Unemployed persons (LFS)Per cent of labour force, Quarterly average Seasonally adjusted1st quarter 20243.93.7
Wages and Earnings
Index of average monthly basic earnings in All industries2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.2
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Agriculture, forestry and fishing2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.096.8
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Mining and quarrying2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.7
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Manufacture2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.3
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Electricity, water supply, sewerage, waste management2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.5
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Construction2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.098.7
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Wholesale and retail trade: repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.0
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Transportation and storage2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.2
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Accommodation and food service activities2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.098.9
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Information and communication2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.1
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Financial and insurance activities2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.6
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Real estate, professional, scientific and technical activities2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.3
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Administrative and support service activities2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.098.7
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Public adm., defence, soc. security2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.6
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Education2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.4
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Human health and social work activities2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.0100.0
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Other service activities2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.099.1
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Unspecified2016Q1=1001st quarter 2024100.0103.7
Consumer Prices
Consumer Price Index2015=100April 2024133.4133.1
Producer Prices
Producer price index for oil and gas, manufacturing, mining2015=100April 2024115.9112.1
Explanation of symbols

National accounts

Non-financial sector accounts

Production Index

Business Tendency Survey

Employment

Unemployment

Wages and Earnings

Consumer Price Index

Producer price index for oil and gas, manufacturing, mining

SDDS Fiscal Sector

SDDS Fiscal Sector
SDDS Fiscal Sector
Unit DescriptionObservations
Date of LatestLatest dataLatest -1 data
SDDS Data Category and Component
General Government Operations
RevenueNOK million, provisional figures4th quarter 2023809 530707 500
ExpenditureNOK million, provisional figures4th quarter 2023651 422570 091
Balance, Deficit(-)/Surplus(+)NOK million, provisional figures4th quarter 2023158 108137 409
Financing by residency
DomesticNOK million4th quarter 2023-87 643-105 099
Domestic banksNOK million4th quarter 2023-24 807-25 739
Domestic non-banksNOK million4th quarter 2023-62 836-79 360
ForeignNOK million4th quarter 2023271 242219 183
Central Government Operations
Monthly data
RevenueNOK millionMarch 2024144 962293 493
ExpenditureNOK millionMarch 2024154 785162 644
Surplus before net transfers to the Government Pension Fund - GlobalNOK millionMarch 2024-9 823130 849
FinancingNOK millionMarch 20249 823-130 849
Annual data
RevenueNOK million20232 494 4012 668 416
ExpenditureNOK million20231 806 8001 665 935
Surplus before net transfers to the Government Pension Fund - GlobalNOK million2023687 6011 002 481
FinancingNOK million2023-687 601-1 002 481
Financing by currency and instrument
In NOKNOK million2023-687 601-1 002 481
DepositsNOK million2023-708 128-1 014 884
- Deposits with the Government Pension Fund - GlobalNOK million2023-730 918-975 348
- Other depositsNOK million202322 790-39 536
LoansNOK million2023-45 942-72 320
Securities other than equityNOK million2023-29 28274 107
- Short-term securitiesNOK million2023-15 63266 457
- Medium and long term securitiesNOK million2023-13 6507 650
EquityNOK million202395 75110 616
In foreign currencies equivalentNOK million202300
Central Government Debt
Total central government debtNOK million4th quarter 2023708 529796 757
Debt by remaining maturity
Short termNOK million4th quarter 2023255 529362 757
Medium termNOK million4th quarter 2023113 127111 617
Long termNOK million4th quarter 2023339 873322 383
Debt by currency of issue
Norwegian kronerNOK million4th quarter 2023708 529796 757
Foreign currencyNOK million4th quarter 202300
State guarantees
Debt guaranteed by central governmentNOK million4th quarter 2023....
Explanation of symbols

General Government Operations

Central Government Operations

Central Government Debt

SDDS Financial sector

SDDS Financial sector
SDDS Financial sector
Unit DescriptionObservations
Date of LatestLatest dataLatest -1 data
SDDS Data Category and Component
Depository Corporations Survey
The credit indicator (C2)NOK billion, preliminary figures, seasonally adjustedMarch 20247 321.77 300.6
Monetary aggregate M3NOK billion, preliminary figures, seasonally adjustedMarch 20243 129.03 113.5
Net claims on central government1 NOK billion, preliminary figuresMarch 2024-249.0-332.2
External position, net basis2 NOK billion, preliminary figuresMarch 2024-816.3-759.8
Central Bank Survey
Base money (MO)NOK millionApril 2024120 168161 377
Foreign assets, totalNOK millionApril 2024907 611906 972
Claims on other Norwegian sectorsNOK millionApril 20243 9043 166
Foreign liabilitiesNOK millionApril 2024128 164107 876
Interest Rates3
Interest rate on private banks' sight deposits with Norges Bank (the policy variable rates)Per cent per annumApril 20244.504.50
Government bond yieldsPer cent per annum
Stock Market
Benchmark Index of Oslo Stock Exchange29th December 1995=100
1Central government comprises central government and social security administration and state lending institutions.
2Includes Norges Bank (exclusive the Government Pension Fund Global) and other monetary financial institutions
3See links below this table for data on government bond yields and the benchmark index of Oslo Stock Exchange.
Explanation of symbols

The credit indicator (C2)

Monetary aggregate M3

Interest rate on private banks' sight deposits with Norges Bank (the policy variable rates)

Government bond yields

Benchmark Index of Oslo Stock Exchange

SDDS External sector

SDDS External sector
SDDS External sector
Unit DescriptionObservations
Date of LatestLatest dataLatest -1 data
SDDS Data Category and Component
Balance of Payments
Current account, disaggregated by:
Goods, creditNOK million4th quarter 2023499 692414 977
Goods, debitNOK million4th quarter 2023266 170248 841
Services, creditNOK million4th quarter 2023141 408149 373
Services, debitNOK million4th quarter 2023159 823164 265
Income, creditNOK million4th quarter 2023171 012173 913
Income, debitNOK million4th quarter 2023116 605117 883
Current transfers, creditNOK million4th quarter 202322 79323 531
Current transfers, debitNOK million4th quarter 202356 93737 617
Capital account, netNOK million4th quarter 20231 040604
Financial account, disaggregated by:
Direct investment, assetsNOK million4th quarter 202324 134-6 849
Direct investment, liabilitiesNOK million4th quarter 2023-6 135-35 834
Portfolio investment, assetsNOK million4th quarter 2023537 644151 527
Portfolio investment, liabilitiesNOK million4th quarter 2023121 44257 463
Other investment, assetsNOK million4th quarter 2023200 228108 806
Other investment, liabilitiesNOK million4th quarter 2023351 32530 276
Reserve assetsNOK million4th quarter 2023-26 66412 414
Net errors and omissionsNOK million4th quarter 202334 44621 366
International Reserves1
Official reserve assetsNOK millionApril 2024899 712887 761
Reserve templateNOK millionApril 2024897 527897 255
Merchandise Trade
Total exports (f.o.b. value)NOK million, provisionalApril 2024160 055142 054
Total imports (c.i.f value)NOK million, provisionalApril 202494 76078 757
International investment position2
Total assetsNOK million4th quarter 202325 975 85624 502 541
Direct investment abroadNOK million4th quarter 20232 868 7582 869 280
Portfolio investmentNOK million4th quarter 202319 209 86317 840 817
Equity securitiesNOK million4th quarter 202313 078 24212 228 896
Debt securitiesNOK million4th quarter 20236 131 6215 611 921
Other investmentNOK million4th quarter 20233 078 3202 953 293
Reserve assetsNOK million4th quarter 2023818 915839 151
Total liabilitiesNOK million4th quarter 202310 692 10610 374 909
Direct investment in NorwayNOK million4th quarter 20232 336 1312 344 660
Portfolio investmentNOK million4th quarter 20234 536 6134 427 021
Equity securitiesNOK million4th quarter 20231 312 3231 323 313
Debt securitiesNOK million4th quarter 20233 224 2903 103 708
Other investmentNOK million4th quarter 20233 819 3623 603 228
International investment position, netNOK million4th quarter 202315 283 75014 127 632
External Debt
External debt Position
TotalNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20237 819 4097 527 207
General Government
TotalNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20231 451 2081 159 532
Short-term
Money market instrumentsNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 202314 70216 408
Short term loanNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023534 728272 720
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 202385 113181 187
Long-term
Bonds and notesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023398 673393 066
LoansNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023417 992296 151
Monetary Authorities
TotalNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023112 554121 402
Short-term
Short term loanNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 202300
Currency and depositsNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20233723
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 202341 54448 694
Long-term
LoansNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20232942
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 202370 94472 643
Deposit-taking corporations except the central bank’
TotalNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20234 185 1724 149 589
Short-term
Money market instrumentsNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023445 498303 907
Short term loanNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023..
Currency and depositsNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20231 664 2241 659 976
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023242 299326 242
Long-term
Bonds and notesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20231 671 2451 697 250
LoansNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023..
Currency and depositsNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023161 906162 214
Other sectors
TotalNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20231 294 7121 276 413
Short-term
Money market instrumentsNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 202322 15913 431
LoansNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 202373 37468 182
Trade creditsNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 202375 46260 871
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023152 876156 717
Long-term
Bonds and notesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023672 013679 646
LoansNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023298 314295 528
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 20235142 038
Direct Investment
TotalNOK million, preliminary4th quarter 2023775 763812 960
Exchange Rates3
EURONOK/EURO
US dollarNOK/USD
1Including financial derivatives.
2Preliminary figures. The figures are according to the Balance of Payment Manual (BPM6), and is compiled according to the assets and liability principle. For debt figures the principle of valuation is own funds at book value.
3See links below this table for data on exchange rates.
Explanation of symbols

Balance of Payments

International reserves

Merchandise Trade

EURO

US dollar

SDDS Population

SDDS Population
SDDS Population
Unit DescriptionObservations
Date of LatestLatest dataLatest -1 data
SDDS Data Category and Component
PopulationPersons1st quarter 20245 562 3635 550 203
Explanation of symbols

Population

Contact

Victoria Pålsson
E-mail: Victoria.Palsson@ssb.no
Tel.: (+47) 46 95 68 99