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12126: Financial difficulties, by age and education level 2011 - 2023

Mari Lande With, Statistics Norway
+47 409 02 393
Håvard Bergesen Dalen, Statistics Norway
+47 40 90 23 50
2024-04-11 08:00
Percentage persons 16 years and older:
per cent
Persons in 1000:
1000 persons
Percentage persons 16 years and older:
Data collection between January and June
Persons in 1000:
Data collection between January and June
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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.Difficult or very difficult to make ends meet , Cannot afford an unexpected expense , Housing costs are a heavy financial burden ,

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Figures for 2020 and 2021 were revised 5.4.2023. Figures for 2011-2019 were revised 3.5.2023. The indicator 'High housing cost burden' is removed from the table 11 April 2024 because it is published in the statistics 'Housing conditions, survey on living conditions'.

level of education

Respondents with missing information on education level in the administrative registers were asked in the interviews, starting in 2021. These were previously categorised as having 'Basic school level'.

financial difficulties

Cannot afford an unexpected expense

The threshold value for unexpected expense was 10 000 NOK in 2011-2017, 15 000 NOK in 2018, 18 000 NOK in 2019-2020, 19 000 NOK in 2021, 20 000 NOK in 2022 and 2023.

Housing costs are a heavy financial burden

Collected every three years.

Credit card debts or consumer loans are a financial burden

Question wording changed in 2021.

Medical treatment is a financial burden

Collected every three years.

Dental treatment is a financial burden

Collected every three years.

Medicines are a financial burden

Collected every three years.