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  • Decreasing taxi mileage

    Taxis drove a total of 502 million kilometres in 2017. This represents a decrease of 2.8 per cent from last year and 5.7 per cent compared to 2014.

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  • Decline in gross freights for ocean transport

    Following a continuous increase since 2009, the total gross freights for enterprises within ocean transport fell for the first time by 6.1 per cent from 2015, and constituted NOK 140.9 billion in 2016.

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  • 106 killed, 665 severely injured

    In 2017, 106 people died in 102 fatal accidents on Norwegian roads, and 665 people were severely injured. This was 29 less fatalities than in 2016, while the number of severely injured increased by 9.

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  • Increased turnover for accommodation and food service activities in 2016

    Local kind-of-activity units accounted for NOK 83,5 billion in 2016. This is an increase of nearly NOK 4,5 billion, or 5.6 per cent compared with the previous year.

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  • Increase in transport performance

    Norwegian lorries carried out a transport performance of 18.7 billion tonne kilometres domestically in 2017. The increase was 1.2 per cent since 2016.

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  • Strong growth in driving with electric cars and hybrids

    The combined mileage covered by electric cars and hybrid cars increased by more than 40 per cent from 2016 to 2017, accounting for around 10 per cent of the total vehicle-kilometres driven with Norwegian passenger cars in 2017.

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  • Decline in turnover for water transport

    Following a continuous increase since 2010, the turnover of the water transport division as a whole fell for the first time by 8.2 per cent from 2015 to 2016, to NOK 151.6 billion.

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  • 3 in 4 cabin stays are foreign guest nights

    In 2017, Norwegian registered intermediaries of cabins arranged 1.01 million overnight stays in private cabins and holiday houses in Norway. Of this, 75 per cent were foreign guest nights. Denmark had 223 000 guest nights and was the largest forei...

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  • Over 140 000 electric cars in Norway

    The number of registered electric cars in Norway was 142 490 at the beginning of 2018 - an increase of over 40 per cent from the previous year.

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  • Increase in transport performance

    The domestic transport performance increased by 5.9 per cent in the 3rd quarter of 2017 compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016. Accordingly there was an increase of 9.4 per cent in transport performance internationally.

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  • One in three kms is driven with an empty load

    Norwegian lorries transported 116.6 million tonnes of goods domestically and abroad in the first half of 2017. About 30 per cent of the mileage in Norway was empty driving, i.e. driving with no load on the lorry.

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  • Fall in transport of goods by lorry

    Norwegian lorries transported 58.8 million tonnes of goods in Norway and between Norway and abroad; 2.3 per cent less than the same quarter in 2016. Transport performance was 5.0 billion tonne-kilometres, about the same as in the 1st quarter of 2016.

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  • Fewer voyages with pilot on board

    The traditional pilot may become a rarer sight on ships along the Norwegian coast if the trend of recent years continues. In 2016, almost 39 000 voyages were carried out with an on-board pilot in Norwegian waters; a decrease of 7 per cent from the...

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  • 7 in 10 tonnes of goods were transported across the border by foreign lorries

    In 2016, 16.6 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorry into and out of Norway. The foreign lorries from EU and EEA countries transported 71 per cent of these goods.

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  • This is Norway 2017

    This is Norway presents statistics from a variety of areas and seeks to give an overview of Norwegian society and its developments in recent years.

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