Wednesday February 22 2017
Norway Bankruptcies at 372.00 Companies and persons


Bankruptcies in Norway increased to 372 Companies and persons in January from 272 Companies and persons in December of 2016.





Wednesday February 22 2017
Norway Central Government Debt at 515617.00 NOK Million


Government Debt in Norway decreased to 515617 NOK Million in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 596070 NOK Million in the third quarter of 2016.





Wednesday February 22 2017
Norway Labour Costs at 115.30 Index Points


Labour Costs in Norway decreased to 115.30 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 123.20 Index Points in the third quarter of 2016.





Wednesday February 22 2017
Norway Eletricity Production at 14110.00 Gigawatt-hour


Electricity Production in Norway increased to 14110 Gigawatt-hour in December from 13167 Gigawatt-hour in November of 2016.





Wednesday February 22 2017
Norway Housing Starts at 3585.00


Housing Starts in Norway increased to 3585 in December from 3260 in November of 2016.





Wednesday February 22 2017
Norway Three Month Interbank Rate at 1.04 percent


Norway Three Month Interbank Rate increased to 1.04 percent on Tuesday February 21 from 1.02 percent in the previous trading day.





Wednesday February 22 2017
Norway Unemployment Rate at 4.40 percent


Norway's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent in the three months to December of 2016 from 4.7 percent in the September to November period and below markets consensus of 4.7 percent. It was the lowest jobless rate since July 2015. The number of unemployed dropped by 12,000 from the previous three months to 122,000 while the number of employed went down by 22,000 to 2,637,000. A year earlier, the unemployment rate was recorded at 4.6 percent.





Wednesday February 22 2017
Norway Employed Persons at 2637.00 Thousand


The number of employed persons in Norway decreased to 2637 Thousand in December of 2016 from 2638 Thousand in November of 2016.





Tuesday February 21 2017
Norway Asylum Applications at 410.00 persons


Asylum Applications in Norway increased to 410 persons in December from 225 persons in November of 2016.





Tuesday February 21 2017
Norway Consumer Confidence at 5.20


Consumer confidence in Norway jumped to 5.2 in the March quarter of 2017, compared to an upwardly revised 1.8 in the December quarter 2016. It was the second straight positive reading and the highest since the first quarter 2015, as consumers viewed the country's economic prospect was improving sharply and they believed their personal finances were likely to improve during next year. Also, there was a clear change of sentiment into more optimists on the part of the country that had been hit hardest by the oil slump. "This is a strong indication that the respondents feel that the bottom has been reached," says CEO Idar Kreutzer in Finance Norway.