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  1. Flat Development in the Norwegian Economy in the Third Quarter Article 23 November

    GDP Mainland Norway increased 0.1 per cent in the third quarter. Disregarding industries that were heavily affected by the weather, there was a decrease of 0.1 per cent.

  2. The Norwegian Economy declined in august Article 9 October

    GDP Mainland-Norway decreased 0.2 per cent in August. The decline was roughly the same size as the rise the previous month.

  3. The Norwegian Economy Increased 0.2 per cent in July Article 12 September

    Growth in administrative and support service activities, as well as selected manufacturing industries, contributed to an uptick in the gross domestic product for Mainland Norway. Consumption in households increased.

  4. Zero growth for Norwegian economy in the second quarter Article 22 August

    GDP Mainland Norway remained flat from the first to the second quarter of 2023. Apart from car purchases, household consumption decreased. There was also weak development in several industries.

  5. Increase in GDP for Mainland Norway in May Article 7 July

    GDP Mainland Norway increased 0.5 per cent in May after a similar decline the month prior.

  6. Decline of 0.4 per cent for Norwegian Economy in April Article 13 June

    The decline in Mainland GDP was broadly based. There was also a fall in consumption.

  7. The Norwegian economy increased 0.2 per cent in the first quarter Article 12 May

    GDP Mainland Norway only increased 0.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2023. However, the development in employment through the last half of last year continued in the 1st quarter, with an increase of 0.5 per cent.

  8. Slight fall in GDP Mainland-Norway Article 12 April

    GDP Mainland Norway fell 0.2 per cent in February. A decline in construction, as well as support activities for petroleum and natural gas extraction, were the main contributors to the overall decline.

  9. Fall in car purchases reduced Mainland GDP Article 16 March

    GDP Mainland Norway fell 0.2 per cent in January. A significant fall in wholesale and retail trade, especially the sale of motor vehicles, contributed most to the decline.

  10. Norwegian economy in 2022: High growth, high prices Article 15 February

    GDP for Mainland Norway increased 3.8 per cent from 2021 to 2022. In 2022, the Norwegian economy was impacted by recovery after the pandemic and sharp price increases, especially on energy products.

  11. Car purchases contributed to Mainland GDP growth in November Article 12 January

    The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Mainland Norway grew by 0.2 percent in November. Retail trade was the main contributor to the growth. Declines in some parts of the industry decreased the growth.


  1. GDP for Mainland Norway remains flat in October Article 13 December

    The growth for GDP Mainland Norway flattened from September to October, adjusted for seasonal and calendar effects. Besides fishing, GDP Mainland Norway increased 0.2 per cent.

  2. GDP for Mainland Norway increased 0.8 per cent in the third quarter Article 18 November

    The economic activity fell in July but increased in August and September. The growth was driven by increased activity in the service industries.

  3. Increase in GDP for Mainland Norway in August Article 7 October

    GDP for Mainland Norway increased 0.4 per cent from July to August, adjusted for seasonal variations. Increased prices for important export goods led to total GDP increasing as much as 6.7 per cent, measured in current prices.

  4. The decline in Norwegian Mainland GDP continued in July Article 8 September

    GDP for Mainland Norway decreased 0.3 per cent in July, adjusted for seasonal variations. The decline in wholesale and retail trade continued. At the same time, there was an increased activity in several industries, particularly in manufacturing. Gas prices rose sharply from June to July, which led to total GDP growing by 6.9 per cent, measured in current prices.