Norway Unemployment Rate  1997-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Norway remained unchanged at 4.60 percent in November from 4.60 percent in October of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Norway averaged 3.49 percent from 1997 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 4.70 percent in July of 2005 and a record low of 2.40 percent in October of 2007. Unemployment Rate in Norway is reported by the Statistics Norway.

Norway Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.60 4.60 4.70 2.40 1997 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Norway, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Norway Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Norway Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-11-25 09:00 AM Sep 4.6% 4.6% 4.6% 4.7%
2015-12-23 09:00 AM Oct 4.6% 4.6% 4.6% 4.7%
2016-02-03 09:00 AM Nov 4.6% 4.6% 4.7% 4.7%
2016-02-24 09:00 AM Dec 4.6% 4.7%
2016-03-30 08:00 AM Jan 4.7%
2016-04-28 08:00 AM Feb 4.7%

Norway Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.60 4.60 4.70 2.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2649.00 2655.00 2658.00 2341.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 101255.00 99938.00 188587.00 22.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.60 71.60 74.40 60.20 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 0.90 1.20 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.40 9.80 15.70 6.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 120.60 122.20 122.20 53.40 Index Points [+]
Productivity 122.11 116.55 122.11 61.77 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 51800.00 63200.00 78500.00 1395.00 [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 152.20 150.30 152.20 78.90 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 12.16 9.23 18.56 8.75 percent [+]
Population 5.17 5.05 5.17 3.57 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.30 1.60 -1.00 percent [+]
Employment Rate 75.20 75.20 78.50 73.10 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 1907.90 1882.60 1916.20 1558.80 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 647.90 666.90 699.00 531.90 Thousand [+]
Wages 42300.00 41000.00 42300.00 20126.00 NOK/Month [+]




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