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06929: Church of Norway. Members, church ceremonies and services, by diocese 2005 - 2019
Latest update
2020-06-17
Contact
Øyvind Bolsgård, Statistics Norway
+47 40 81 13 63
obo@ssb.no

Unit
Members of the Church of NorwayMedlemmer av Dnk Members of the Church of Norway:
persons
Enrolled in the Church of Norway:
persons
Resigned from the Church of Norway:
persons
Baptized:
persons
Confirmed:
persons
Church weddings:
weddings
Church burials:
burials
Church services sundays and holidays:
church services
Participants in church services sundays and holidays:
persons
Church services except sundays and holidays:
church services
Participants in church services except sundays and holidays:
persons
Services with communion:
church services
Participants communion:
persons
Christmas Eve services:
church services
Participants Christmas Eve services:
persons
Reference time
Members of the Church of NorwayMedlemmer av Dnk Members of the Church of Norway:
31.12.
Enrolled in the Church of Norway:
31.12.
Resigned from the Church of Norway:
31.12.
Baptized:
31.12.
Confirmed:
31.12.
Church weddings:
31.12.
Church burials:
31.12.
Church services sundays and holidays:
31.12.
Participants in church services sundays and holidays:
31.12.
Church services except sundays and holidays:
31.12.
Participants in church services except sundays and holidays:
31.12.
Services with communion:
31.12.
Participants communion:
31.12.
Christmas Eve services:
31.12.
Participants Christmas Eve services:
31.12.
Source
Statistics Norway
Database
External PROD
Variable overview
contents
Mandatory *
year
Mandatory *
diocese
Mandatory *

Total 15 Selected 1

year
Mandatory *

Total 15 Selected 1

diocese

Total 12 Selected 0

Optional variable
Number of selected data cells are:
(maximum number allowed is 300 000)
Number of selected cells exceeds the maximum allowed 300 000

Footnotes

A duplicate scheme in the year 2005 for the municipality number 1630 is found.
Unknown diocese do not include members living aboard.
contents
Members of the Church of NorwayMedlemmer av Dnk Members of the Church of Norway
From 2011 figures for unknown diocese are included. Total figure for the country can thus not be compared to earlier years.
Members of the Church of NorwayMedlemmer av Dnk Members of the Church of Norway
Members in the Church of Norway include members as well as not baptized child (until 18 year) of a parent who is a member.
Baptized
Numbers of baptized from 2016 and onward shows total number of baptized. The number cannot be compared to previous year's numbers because they showed performed acts of baptize.
contents: Participants communion , year: 2009
Figures were corrected 29 June 2011.
contents: Services with communion , year: 2009
Figures were corrected 29 June 2011.
contents: Members of the Church of NorwayMedlemmer av Dnk Members of the Church of Norway , year: 2012
Emigrated members count 140 259 members in 2019.
contents: Resigned from the Church of Norway , year: 2016
The Church of Norway adopted a new digital tool to enroll and resign in 2016. This led to high figures for resigned in 2016.

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