News about Statistics Norway

  • Official statistics and the corona crisis

    The efforts to suppress the spread of the coronavirus also impact production of official statistics in Norway. Statistics Norway has implemented a number of measures to protect our employees while maintaining the production of statistics.

  • Quicker to extract the figures you need


    Statbank Norway has been given a new design and a variety of extra options.

  • Statistical Classifications and Code Lists


    Statistics Norway has launched a new system for standard statistical classifications and code lists, called Klass.

  • Statistics Norway changes release times to 8 am


    Statistics Norway will change its release times for all statistics from 10 am to 8 am. This is an adjustment of an earlier announced new release time of 7 am. The change will be implemented on September 23.

  • Statistics Norway has a high level of compliance with the European Statistics Code of Practice


    Statistics Norway has a high level of compliance with the European Statistics Code of Practice. In some areas, we are considered to be innovative, and in others there is room for improvement. These are some of the findings of reports by European experts from a so-called Peer Review of Statistics Norway in 2014.

  • The Census: comparable and reliable data information on Europe


    Do you need to find out more about the population and housing of your city, region or country? The European Statistical System (ESS) has launced the database Census Hub which provides high-quality, detailed and comparable data on the size and characteristics of the population and the housing stock of Europe.

  • Data from the European Social Survey available

    Statistics Norway has been responsible for data collection in Norway for the European Social Survey since its beginning in 2002. Data can be downloaded from the European Social Surveys webpage.

  • Statistics Norway in Oslo relocated 14 February

    After 20 years at Kongensgate 6, Statistics Norway’s Oslo office is moving to newly renovated premises at Akersveien 26. We will therefore be closed between at 12 noon and 4pm on Friday, with a few exceptions.

  • The International Year of Statistics


    2013 is the International Year of Statistics. All over the world, this is marked in various ways by public authorities, organizations and companies working with statistics. The purpose of the celebration is to raise awareness of statistics and to contribute to an increased understanding of the importance of statistics in society.

  • High score for Statistics Norway for information and transparency


    A total of 60 per cent of the population report a good overall impression of Statistics Norway, according to Synovate’s most recent survey on the public's impression of 83 government agencies in Norway. This is very much the same result as in recent years. The average score for all agencies was 44 per cent.