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 adjusted4th quarter 20231 285 7761 236 288
GDP, by expenditure category
Household final consumption expenditureNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023465 920455 586
Final consumption expenditure of NPISHsNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 202328 60927 924
Final consumption expenditure of general governmentNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023293 693284 007
Gross fixed capital formationNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023311 031299 492
Changes in inventoriesNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 202328 04257 066
Total exportsNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023575 793521 483
Total importsNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023417 381409 341
GDP, by area
GDP-Mainland NorwayNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023984 210970 807
Petroleum activities and ocean transportNOK million, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023301 566265 480
Constant prices
GDPNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 20231 129 0131 112 148
GDP, by expenditure category
Household final consumption expenditureNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023406 199403 359
Final consumption expenditure of NPISHsNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 202326 19125 946
Final consumption expenditure of general governmentNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023258 309255 742
Gross fixed capital formationNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023265 575260 974
Changes in inventoriesNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 20238 03319 954
Total exportsNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023503 874487 874
Total importsNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023339 224341 761
GDP, by area
GDP-Mainland NorwayNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023868 850867 059
Petroleum activities and ocean transportNOK million, 2018-prices, seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023260 164245 089
Non-financial sector accounts
GNI (Gross National Income)NOK million4th quarter 20231 368 4331 202 376
Gross saving for NorwayNOK million4th quarter 2023561 518456 557
Production Index
Index of production, extraction of oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and quarrying and electricity supply (volume index)2005=100December 202387.486.5
Index of production, construction (volume index)2015=100January 2024101.6101.2
Business Tendency Survey
The industrial confidence indicator (ICI)Balance Seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023-4.9-2.3
Employment
Employed persons (LFS)1000 Seasonally adjusted4th quarter 20232 8822 886
Unemployment
Unemployed persons (LFS)1000, Quarterly average Seasonally adjusted4th quarter 2023110107
Unemployed persons (LFS)Per cent of labour force, Quarterly average Seasonally adjusted4th quarter 20233.73.6
Wages and Earnings
Index of average monthly basic earnings in All industries2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023130.1126.3
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Agriculture, forestry and fishing2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023135.0125.6
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Mining and quarrying2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023122.7120.2
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Manufacture2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023126.8124.0
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Electricity, water supply, sewerage, waste management2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023132.4126.5
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Construction2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023128.6126.5
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Wholesale and retail trade: repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023131.7128.6
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Transportation and storage2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023125.1122.5
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Accommodation and food service activities2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023130.6126.6
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Information and communication2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023132.9129.6
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Financial and insurance activities2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023137.8135.2
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Real estate, professional, scientific and technical activities2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023129.6126.0
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Administrative and support service activities2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023131.4128.3
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Public adm., defence, soc. security2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023132.2126.7
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Education2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023126.8125.2
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Human health and social work activities2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023130.6126.1
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Other service activities2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023130.6125.7
Index of average monthly basic earnings in Unspecified2016Q1=1004th quarter 2023150.7140.8
Consumer Prices
Consumer Price Index2015=100January 2024132.9132.2
Producer Prices
Producer price index for oil and gas, manufacturing, mining2015=100January 2024111.9115.6
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 figures3rd quarter 2023693 822827 940
ExpenditureNOK million, provisional figures3rd quarter 2023564 421588 063
Balance, Deficit(-)/Surplus(+)NOK million, provisional figures3rd quarter 2023129 401239 877
Financing by residency
DomesticNOK million3rd quarter 2023-118 698-34 659
Domestic banksNOK million3rd quarter 2023-25 91860 749
Domestic non-banksNOK million3rd quarter 2023-92 780-95 408
ForeignNOK million3rd quarter 2023219 149283 272
Central Government Operations
Monthly data
RevenueNOK millionDecember 2023230 497185 160
ExpenditureNOK millionDecember 2023183 218134 546
Surplus before net transfers to the Government Pension Fund - GlobalNOK millionDecember 202347 27950 614
FinancingNOK millionDecember 2023-47 279-50 614
Annual data
RevenueNOK million20222 668 4161 502 720
ExpenditureNOK million20221 665 9351 584 176
Surplus before net transfers to the Government Pension Fund - GlobalNOK million20221 002 481-81 456
FinancingNOK million2022-1 002 48181 456
Financing by currency and instrument
In NOKNOK million2022-1 002 48181 456
DepositsNOK million2022-1 014 88471 542
- Deposits with the Government Pension Fund - GlobalNOK million2022-975 348102 553
- Other depositsNOK million2022-39 536-31 011
LoansNOK million2022-72 32016 185
Securities other than equityNOK million202274 107-8 005
- Short-term securitiesNOK million202266 457-3 005
- Medium and long term securitiesNOK million20227 650-5 000
EquityNOK million202210 6161 734
In foreign currencies equivalentNOK million202200
Central Government Debt
Total central government debtNOK million3rd quarter 2023796 757682 331
Debt by remaining maturity
Short termNOK million3rd quarter 2023362 757260 331
Medium termNOK million3rd quarter 2023111 617109 592
Long termNOK million3rd quarter 2023322 383312 408
Debt by currency of issue
Norwegian kronerNOK million3rd quarter 2023796 757682 331
Foreign currencyNOK million3rd quarter 202300
State guarantees
Debt guaranteed by central governmentNOK million3rd 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 adjustedJanuary 20247 289.47 262.9
Monetary aggregate M3NOK billion, preliminary figures, seasonally adjustedJanuary 20243 116.73 124.1
Net claims on central government1 NOK billion, preliminary figuresJanuary 2024-204.0-260.5
External position, net basis2 NOK billion, preliminary figuresJanuary 2024-823.9-857.7
Central Bank Survey
Base money (MO)NOK millionNovember 202377 00685 885
Foreign assets, totalNOK millionNovember 2023850 061881 243
Claims on other Norwegian sectorsNOK millionNovember 202323 13430 844
Foreign liabilitiesNOK millionNovember 2023117 915127 283
Interest Rates3
Interest rate on private banks' sight deposits with Norges Bank (the policy variable rates)Per cent per annumDecember 20234.504.25
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 million3rd quarter 2023415 660431 093
Goods, debitNOK million3rd quarter 2023246 155271 627
Services, creditNOK million3rd quarter 2023149 243137 225
Services, debitNOK million3rd quarter 2023166 562156 045
Income, creditNOK million3rd quarter 2023173 228222 125
Income, debitNOK million3rd quarter 2023118 792162 824
Current transfers, creditNOK million3rd quarter 202322 14924 873
Current transfers, debitNOK million3rd quarter 202335 68249 718
Capital account, netNOK million3rd quarter 20236041 847
Financial account, disaggregated by:
Direct investment, assetsNOK million3rd quarter 2023-26 28819 936
Direct investment, liabilitiesNOK million3rd quarter 2023-40 783-27 111
Portfolio investment, assetsNOK million3rd quarter 2023148 310255 619
Portfolio investment, liabilitiesNOK million3rd quarter 202356 939-40 871
Other investment, assetsNOK million3rd quarter 2023129 103-161 774
Other investment, liabilitiesNOK million3rd quarter 202350 614-78 393
Reserve assetsNOK million3rd quarter 202312 7332 684
Net errors and omissionsNOK million3rd quarter 20234 56089 642
International Reserves1
Official reserve assetsNOK millionJanuary 2024832 477820 220
Reserve templateNOK millionNovember 2023..
Merchandise Trade
Total exports (f.o.b. value)NOK million, provisionalJanuary 2024153 686154 016
Total imports (c.i.f value)NOK million, provisionalJanuary 202480 75676 743
International investment position2
Total assetsNOK million3rd quarter 202324 852 07825 469 765
Direct investment abroadNOK million3rd quarter 20232 838 2502 892 745
Portfolio investmentNOK million3rd quarter 202317 838 33418 477 516
Equity securitiesNOK million3rd quarter 202312 228 68612 789 500
Debt securitiesNOK million3rd quarter 20235 609 6485 688 016
Other investmentNOK million3rd quarter 20233 336 3433 244 453
Reserve assetsNOK million3rd quarter 2023839 151855 051
Total liabilitiesNOK million3rd quarter 202310 717 07010 693 538
Direct investment in NorwayNOK million3rd quarter 20232 290 1212 329 316
Portfolio investmentNOK million3rd quarter 20234 428 9834 372 219
Equity securitiesNOK million3rd quarter 20231 325 2751 263 019
Debt securitiesNOK million3rd quarter 20233 103 7083 109 200
Other investmentNOK million3rd quarter 20233 997 9663 992 003
International investment position, netNOK million3rd quarter 202314 135 00814 776 227
External Debt
External debt Position
TotalNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20237 902 6197 990 467
General Government
TotalNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20231 166 5861 096 162
Short-term
Money market instrumentsNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 202316 40815 687
Short term loanNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023272 720228 383
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023187 327156 552
Long-term
Bonds and notesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023393 066390 970
LoansNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023297 065304 570
Monetary Authorities
TotalNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023121 402115 712
Short-term
Short term loanNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 202300
Currency and depositsNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20232330
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 202348 69441 410
Long-term
LoansNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20234291
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 202372 64374 181
Deposit-taking corporations except the central bank’
TotalNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20234 149 5904 206 946
Short-term
Money market instrumentsNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023303 907273 482
Short term loanNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023..
Currency and depositsNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20231 659 9761 717 362
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023326 243330 002
Long-term
Bonds and notesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20231 697 2501 723 705
LoansNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023..
Currency and depositsNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023162 214162 395
Other sectors
TotalNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20231 664 0961 682 381
Short-term
Money market instrumentsNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 202313 43118 328
LoansNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 202369 10790 122
Trade creditsNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 202360 44856 416
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023540 431528 735
Long-term
Bonds and notesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023679 646687 028
LoansNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023299 001298 156
Other debt liabilitiesNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 20232 0323 596
Direct Investment
TotalNOK million, preliminary3rd quarter 2023800 945855 560
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
PopulationPersons4th quarter 20235 550 2035 533 582
Explanation of symbols

Population

Contact

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