About us

Statistics Norway is the national statistical institute of Norway and the main producer of official statistics. We are responsible for collecting, producing and communicating statistics related to the economy, population and society at national, regional and local levels.

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Statistics Norway has formed a new strategy. The strategy will be published in English during August or September.

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Our business

In addition to having primary responsibility for meeting the need for statistics on Norwegian society, Statistics Norway is also a driving force in the international statistical cooperation.

Organisation chart

The organisation chart gives an overview of the board and departments and their responsibilities. You will also find contact information for the management.


Statistics Norway (The Central Bureau of Statistics) was formally established as an independent entity in 1876.

Development cooperation

The objective of Statistics Norway's development cooperation is to provide assistance within the field of official statistics to sister organizations in developing and transition countries.

International statistics cooperation

Cooperation within international statistics is becoming increasingly important for Statistics Norway and other parties interested in statistics in Norway

Work in Statistics Norway

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Services and tools

Read about the services and tools Statistics Norway offer, such as the API, our calculators and data for research.


Privacy protection and data security are a key focus in Statistics Norway, ensuring that personal data does not fall into the wrong hands.