Norway Unemployment Rate 1997-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Norway increased to 3.70 percent in August of 2014 from 3.40 percent in July of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Norway averaged 3.44 Percent from 1997 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 4.70 Percent in July of 2005 and a record low of 2.30 Percent in March of 2008. Unemployment Rate in Norway is reported by the Statistics Norway.

   
 
 

Norway Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.70 3.40 4.70 2.30 1997 - 2014 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 - Norway Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Norway Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-07-30 09:00 AM Norway
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 3.2% 3.3% 3.4% 3.3%
2014-08-27 09:00 AM Norway
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 3.3% 3.2% 3.2% 3.3%
2014-09-24 09:00 AM Norway
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 3.4% 3.3% 3.3% 3.3%
2014-10-29 09:00 AM Norway
Unemployment Rate
Aug 2014 3.7% 3.4% 3.4% 3.5%
2014-11-26 09:00 AM Norway
Unemployment Rate
Sep 2014 3.7% 3.5%


Norway Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.40 4.70 2.30 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 2637.00 2640.00 2640.00 2340.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 102.00 91.00 135.00 22.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 67600.00 57800.00 72000.00 1395.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.70 1.00 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.50 7.80 15.70 6.50 Percent [+]
Productivity 109.98 110.73 115.20 61.77 Index Points [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 147.30 148.30 148.30 78.90 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 160.90 156.40 160.90 71.70 Index Points [+]
Population 5.11 4.99 5.11 3.58 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 [+]