2017




Most popular names in 2017

Check out the list of the most popular boys’ and girls’ names in 2017.   Both of the top names in 2017 – Sofie/Sophie and…



Record customs seizures in 2017

Norwegian customs officials gained a record in the number of seizures last year. Alcohol and drug seizures increased the most.   In total, 37,948 customs…







Record year for Torp

Nearly two million passengers travelled to and from Torp Sandefjord Airport last year. That is a growth of 35% compared to the previous year.  …



Flooding led to most major damage in 2017

Insurance companies’ payments’ showed that over half of last year’s natural damage was caused by flooding. It’s happening increasingly often.   In 2017, insurance companies…







50,000 new jobs in one year

Nearly 50,000 new jobs were created between the third quarter of 2016 and the third quarter last year. All counties experienced job growth, show figures…