Living conditions


Health, care and social relations, survey on living conditions
Covers self-rated health, prevalence of illness and disability, living habits, use of services, need of care
Housing conditions, register-based
Housing conditions for persons and households in Norway
Housing conditions, survey on living conditions
Covers housing conditions such as ownership, residential environment and type of residence.
Living conditions of disabled people
The statistic provides an insight into the living conditions of Norwegian residents who on a permanent basis use assistive products ...
Poverty-related problems, survey on living conditions
The statistics cover poverty-related problems for different groups in the Norwegian population, such as financial difficultiesand social and material deprivation. The data is based on the Survey on living conditions EU-SILC.
Quality of life
The statistics map the subjective quality of life in the population and highlight differences in quality of life between different groups.
Social relations, survey on level of living
Social relations with family, friends and neighbors
Sports and outdoor activities, survey on living conditions
Statistics on the participation in sports and outdoor activities.
Victimisation and fear of crime, survey on living conditions
About theft, damage to property, violence or threats of violence in a 12-month period.
Working environment, survey on living conditions
The survey covers the physical, chemical, ergonomic and psychosocial work environment
Living conditions among immigrants
The statistics has been discontinued

Analyses, articles and publications

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  1. Social inequality in quality of life

    Results from the Quality of Life Survey show that quality of life is unevenly distributed in the population.

  2. Quality of life. Suggestions for a measurement framework

    This report presents a framework for the measurement of quality of life, in connection with the preparation of a national strategy for quality of life.

  3. Living conditions of Norwegian war children

    This study aims to provide the most representative picture possible of the living conditions of war children.

  4. The cash-for-care reform and immigrant fertility. Fewer babies of poorer families?

    Cash-for care policies are contested in many contexts, as they represent an incentive for childrearing over work that may reduce labour market participation, especially among immigrant women.

  5. The economic welfare of low-income households 2022

    Most Norwegian households are financially relatively well-off. Income inequality has remained the same in 2020 as in 2017, and thus the disparity between those at the bottom of the income distribution and those at the top remained stable.

  6. Women's lives and health in Norway in a 20-year perspective

    This report examines women's health in a life course perspective. Unlike a disease-oriented approach, which primarily looks at a single condition at a given time in life, a life course perspective will address changes in health and the need for health and care services girls and women experience throughout their lives.

  7. Students living conditions, 2021

    The purpose of this report is to provide an updated overview of students' living conditions as of 2021. The student body is constantly changing, and there is a need for updated knowledge about the living conditions of all types of students.

  8. Humanitarian needs in Norway. Status 2022

    This report discusses the extent of humanitarian needs in Norway, and which population groups that are the most vulnerable.

  9. Quality of Life in Norway 2021

    In March 2021 Statistics Norway (SSB) conducted a national survey on Quality of Life. The main purpose of the survey was to get knowledge on Norwegian’s quality of life, and study differences between population groups.

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