Norway Unemployment Rate 1997-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Norway increased to 3.90 percent in January of 2015 from 3.70 percent in December of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Norway averaged 3.44 percent from 1997 until 2015, 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.

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Norway Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.90 3.70 4.70 2.30 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 - Norway Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Norway Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-28 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
3.7% 3.8% 3.8% 3.7%
2015-02-25 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
3.7% 3.7% 3.7% 3.8%
2015-03-26 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
3.9% 3.7% 3.7% 3.6%
2015-04-30 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Feb
3.9% 4.0% 3.9%
2015-05-28 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Mar
2015-06-24 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Apr


Norway Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.70 4.70 2.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2659.00 2661.00 2661.00 2341.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 88652.00 88336.00 188587.00 22.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 52700.00 54700.00 78500.00 1395.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 0.80 1.00 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.50 7.90 15.70 6.50 percent [+]
Productivity 117.22 116.33 120.42 61.77 Index Points [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 146.80 144.20 148.30 78.90 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 112.10 120.30 120.30 53.40 Index Points [+]
Population 5.16 5.11 5.16 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 [+]
Wages 42300.00 41000.00 42300.00 20126.00 NOK/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.10 Mar/15 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 5.90 Feb/15 5.30 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Mar/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Feb/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Feb/15 11.40 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.80 Feb/15 4.80 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Feb/15 12.60 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Feb/15 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 3.86 Mar/15 4.33 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Mar/15 7.10 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.90 Mar/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Mar/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.30 Jan/15 10.90 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Feb/15 5.70 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.50 Mar/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]