Articles for National accounts

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  1. Weak Development in Norwegian Economy in First Quarter Article 16 May

    GDP Mainland Norway grew by 0.2 percent in the first quarter of 2024. Households reduced purchases of durable goods, especially cars. Gross fixed capital formation in dwelling services continued to fall.

  2. The mainland economy decreased 0.2 percent in February Article 11 April

    Administrative and support service activities and wholesale and retail trade contributed the most to the decrease in Mainland GDP The rolling three-month growth was 0.1 percent.

  3. Norwegian Economy Grew 0.4 Per Cent in January Article 18 March

    Wholesale and retail trade contributed the most for GDP Mainland Norway, followed by the electricity industry. The three-month growth was 0.2 per cent.

  4. Weak development in the Norwegian economy in 2023 Article 14 February

    GDP for Mainland Norway increased 0.7 per cent from 2022 to 2023, measured in constant prices. The Norwegian economy had an almost flat development through 2023 and grew 0.2 per cent in the fourth quarter.

  5. Downturn in Electricity and Fishing Caused Decline in Norwegian Economy Article 16 January

    GDP Mainland Norway declined 0.2 per cent from October to November. The three-month growth was 0.1 per cent.


  1. The Norwegian Economy Increased in October Article 12 December

    GDP Mainland Norway increased 0.4 per cent from September to October. The three-month growth was 0.0 per cent.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.