National accounts and business cycles
The preliminary calculation of the figures for 2016 is the total for the four quarters in the year.

Annual national accounts2016

As of 16 May 2017 the statistics will be published as Quarterly national accounts.


Gross fixed capital formation, by type and main activity. Annual percentage change in volume1
1Figures for the final year are preliminary.
Total industry7.47.66.3-0.7-3.80.5
Building and construction6.
Oil exploraion, drilling, pipelines for oil and gas2.97.625.1-5.2-8.1-20.4
Oil platforms etc19.642.19.8-1.5-22.7-12.0
Ships and boats50.3-45.7-49.3-25.513.1-16.6
Other transport equipment6.814.8-2.3-23.4-3.57.3
Machinery and equipment3.712.00.80.1-0.73.8
Cultivated biological resources............
Intellectual property products, except oil exploration-3.1-
Agriculture and forestry-
Fishing and aquaculture67.5-58.489.
Mining and quarrying48.3-10.3-12.5-14.4-49.1-45.8
Oil and gas extraction including services9.522.913.8-4.0-15.2-14.7
Oil and gas extraction11.415.317.6-3.7-15.2-13.4
Service activities incidental to oil and gas....-48.9-14.7-14.0-70.2
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products5.1-9.4-17.219.7-18.3-1.9
Manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel and leather products-2.5-3.543.0-41.1-1.66.5
Manufacture of wood and wood products, except furniture2.5-13.34.7-21.54.547.8
Manufacture of paper and paper products31.314.8-14.0-15.5-12.638.9
Printing and reproduction of recorded media59.6-3.435.14.4-38.4-26.4
Refined petroleum, chemical and pharmaceutical products-14.020.1-19.413.09.327.3
Manufacturing of basic chemicals etc-11.624.8-
Manufacture of rubber and plastic products, and other non-metalic mineral products1.02.2-2.5-5.0-4.43.0
Manufacture of basic metals-0.85.2-3.3-0.340.238.6
Manufacturing of machinery and other equipment n.e.c18.31.610.34.4-9.0-16.1
Building of ships, oil-,platforms, modules and other transport equipment17.470.6-4.1-7.8-23.413.2
Manufacture of furniture4.8-1.222.7-13.7-9.0-12.6
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment36.
Electricity, gas and steam8.
Water supply, sewerage, waste-10.37.7-10.728.25.22.8
Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles16.6-
Transport via pipelines-6.5-38.7786.132.1-4.6-68.3
Ocean transport47.0-57.8-87.0-15.7138.3-46.0
Transport activities excl. ocean transport-6.319.2-16.3-26.9-15.47.2
Postal and courier activities-11.0-74.825.1-21.326.0-11.7
Accommodation and food service activities-8.423.9-0.813.2-7.9-5.8
Information and communcation-
Financial and insurance activities64.3-37.321.1-7.85.3-0.9
Real estate activities-9.27.9-6.011.5-2.17.2
Imputed rents of owner-occupied dwellings17.010.95.3-
Professional, scientific and and technical activities-10.127.911.70.5-0.72.3
Administrative and support service activities18.41.5-7.9-2.421.35.9
Public administration and defence5.2-
Health and social work1.
Arts, entertainment and other service activities4.0-
Mainland Norway5.
General government1.1-1.811.
Central government5.0-1.315.
Civilian central government-2.05.817.98.0-0.38.3
Local government-3.4-