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Unemployment up to 4.3%

There were 120,000 unemployed in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures from Statistics Norway  (SSB). This corresponds to 4.3% of the workforce, up 0.1% from…


Retail sales up 2.9%

Norway traded goods in stores to the value of nearly 387 billion over the first ten months of last year. That’s 2.9% more than during…





House prices up 3.2 per cent

House prices increased by 3.2 per cent from the 2nd to the 3rd quarter of 2016, when adjusted for seasonal variations. Prices of flats in…






Refugee numbers up in 2015

A total of 49 000 persons with non-Nordic citizenship immigrated to Norway in 2015. Labour immigration showed the largest decrease, but was nevertheless still high. The…