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27 May 2010
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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2010

 Country statistical profile: Norway 2010
 
 
 
Unit
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
167.4
 
168.2
 
174.8
 
194.0
 
218.7
 
242.6
 
253.2
 
280.0
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
37 098
 
37 052
 
38 294
 
42 250
 
47 319
 
52 041
 
53 802
 
58 717
 
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
37 131
 
37 166
 
38 532
 
42 331
 
47 646
 
52 079
 
54 189
 
59 253
 
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
-0.0
 
8.0
 
4.4
 
3.6
 
7.6
 
-6.3
 
5.4
 
..
 
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.0
 
1.5
 
1.0
 
3.9
 
2.7
 
2.3
 
3.1
 
2.1
 
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
3.1
 
8.2
 
8.9
 
7.2
 
10.1
 
0.1
 
-1.2
 
..
 
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
18.1
 
17.9
 
17.3
 
18.0
 
18.8
 
19.6
 
21.3
 
20.8
 
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
-2.7
 
9.0
 
0.5
 
12.4
 
-4.4
 
0.0
 
8.0
 
6.0
 
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
1.1
 
0.8
 
0.2
 
2.3
 
0.5
 
-3.3
 
-1.0
 
1.4
 
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
2.4
 
1.2
 
1.5
 
3.6
 
3.9
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
3.2
 
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
13.3
 
9.2
 
7.3
 
11.1
 
15.1
 
18.5
 
17.7
 
18.8
 
 
General government debt
% of GDP
33.0
 
40.6
 
50.2
 
52.7
 
49.1
 
60.5
 
58.4
 
56.0
 
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
57.5
 
56.3
 
55.5
 
56.7
 
57.3
 
59.1
 
58.7
 
58.8
 
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
44.2
 
47.1
 
48.3
 
45.6
 
42.3
 
40.6
 
41.0
 
40.0
 
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
7.4
 
8.2
 
8.4
 
8.1
 
7.6
 
7.2
 
7.5
 
..
 
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.4
 
..
 
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
24.5
 
23.2
 
21.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
2.6
 
2.3
 
2.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
4.6
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
4.8
 
4.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
2.0
 
..
 
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.80
 
0.89
 
0.92
 
0.87
 
0.94
 
0.89
 
0.95
 
0.88
 
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
42.9
 
43.1
 
42.3
 
43.3
 
43.5
 
44.0
 
43.6
 
42.1
 
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
19.3
 
18.8
 
18.5
 
20.1
 
21.4
 
22.0
 
21.0
 
21.2
 
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
13.3
 
13.3
 
12.9
 
12.7
 
12.1
 
12.0
 
12.4
 
10.8
 
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
39.2
 
38.6
 
38.1
 
38.1
 
37.2
 
37.4
 
37.5
 
37.7
 
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trade in goods and services
% of GDP
37.3
 
34.4
 
33.8
 
35.3
 
36.4
 
37.4
 
37.8
 
38.4
 
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
26.0
 
24.7
 
29.0
 
33.7
 
48.3
 
57.9
 
56.1
 
83.1
 
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
33.0
 
34.9
 
39.9
 
48.5
 
55.5
 
64.3
 
80.3
 
94.5
 
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
59.0
 
59.6
 
67.9
 
82.5
 
103.8
 
122.2
 
136.4
 
177.6
 
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
2.6
 
1.6
 
1.1
 
1.0
 
0.7
 
1.5
 
2.1
 
1.1
 
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
15.8
 
17.8
 
20.6
 
24.3
 
29.2
 
31.7
 
38.9
 
44.2
 
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
18.4
 
19.4
 
21.7
 
25.2
 
29.9
 
33.2
 
40.4
 
44.8
 
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
16.1
 
12.5
 
12.3
 
12.7
 
16.3
 
17.3
 
14.1
 
18.5
 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
80 950
 
92 923
 
120 425
 
143 025
 
..
 
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
79 413
 
76 322
 
95 662
 
121 593
 
..
 
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
2 122
 
791
 
3 472
 
2 544
 
5 414
 
6 413
 
4 435
 
-95
 
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
807
 
5 760
 
6 065
 
5 317
 
21 970
 
21 321
 
15 589
 
28 074
 
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
3.0
 
1.3
 
2.5
 
0.5
 
1.5
 
2.3
 
0.7
 
3.8
 
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
3.3
 
2.3
 
0.1
 
0.7
 
1.4
 
0.2
 
2.3
 
1.5
 
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
-1.9
 
-1.7
 
3.4
 
1.8
 
1.6
 
1.4
 
2.7
 
4.2
 
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
8.2
 
-2.4
 
19.6
 
-2.6
 
2.4
 
17.8
 
-10.1
 
18.1
 
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
1.9
 
-0.4
 
1.4
 
3.1
 
3.5
 
3.0
 
4.4
 
7.8
 
 
Long-term interest rates
%
6.24
 
6.38
 
5.05
 
4.37
 
3.75
 
4.08
 
4.77
 
4.46
 
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
NOK per USD
9.18
 
9.11
 
9.12
 
8.99
 
8.90
 
8.90
 
8.99
 
9.10
 
 
Exchange rates
NOK per USD
8.99
 
7.98
 
7.08
 
6.74
 
6.44
 
6.41
 
5.86
 
5.64
 
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
114
 
126
 
132
 
130
 
135
 
137
 
146
 
149
 
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
26.1
 
24.7
 
26.9
 
27.9
 
28.2
 
29.1
 
26.9
 
31.0
 
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
5.77
 
5.44
 
5.90
 
6.08
 
6.11
 
6.23
 
5.71
 
6.60
 
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.16
 
0.15
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.14
 
0.16
 
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
45.0
 
50.9
 
38.8
 
38.2
 
46.1
 
40.1
 
48.3
 
43.4
 
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
23.43
 
24.46
 
30.41
 
39.20
 
53.08
 
58.83
 
70.16
 
80.22
 
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
ICT related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
23.8
 
..
 
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
60.5
 
60.1
 
64.0
 
68.8
 
77.6
 
84.0
 
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2 475
 
..
 
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
2 862
 
2 923
 
2 702
 
2 671
 
2 546
 
2 402
 
2 520
 
..
 
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
511
 
554
 
584
 
637
 
657
 
712
 
830
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
3 860
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
830
 
..
 
 
CO2 emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
33
 
33
 
35
 
37
 
35
 
36
 
37
 
..
 
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
34.2
 
..
 
 
Tertiary entry rates in peer age groups
%
68.7
 
74.9
 
75.1
 
71.9
 
75.9
 
67.3
 
65.9
 
..
 
 
Tertiary graduation rates in population at graduation age
%
40.4
 
38.2
 
39.4
 
44.7
 
40.7
 
42.6
 
43.4
 
..
 
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
56.5
 
56.9
 
55.3
 
54.4
 
52.9
 
53.1
 
55.1
 
58.0
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
85.1
 
84.4
 
82.9
 
83.1
 
83.2
 
84.4
 
85.8
 
86.8
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
67.4
 
68.4
 
68.6
 
68.0
 
67.6
 
67.4
 
69.0
 
69.3
 
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
20.1
 
20.6
 
21.0
 
21.1
 
20.8
 
21.1
 
20.4
 
20.3
 
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
8.5
 
8.0
 
7.8
 
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
9.4
 
9.7
 
10.1
 
10.3
 
10.2
 
11.7
 
11.1
 
10.9
 
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
4.7
 
4.2
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.4
 
4.9
 
4.7
 
4.5
 
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
3.4
 
3.7
 
4.2
 
4.3
 
4.5
 
3.4
 
2.6
 
2.5
 
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
3.5
 
3.8
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
3.5
 
2.6
 
2.7
 
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
3.3
 
3.5
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
4.3
 
3.3
 
2.5
 
2.3
 
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
5.5
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
9.2
 
9.5
 
14.5
 
8.8
 
6.0
 
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
7.6
 
5.4
 
4.8
 
2.8
 
4.2
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.4
 
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 429
 
1 414
 
1 399
 
1 417
 
1 420
 
1 414
 
1 417
 
1 422
 
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
1.59
 
1.66
 
1.71
 
1.59
 
1.52
 
1.52
 
1.64
 
1.62
 
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
8.6
 
..
 
9.1
 
9.1
 
9.2
 
9.5
 
9.8
 
10.0
 
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
4 514
 
4 538
 
4 565
 
4 592
 
4 623
 
4 661
 
4 709
 
 |
4 707
 
 
Population growth rates
%
0.5
 
0.5
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
1.0
 
..
 
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
20.0
 
20.0
 
19.9
 
19.8
 
19.6
 
19.4
 
19.3
 
19.1
 
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
15.0
 
14.9
 
14.8
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
14.6
 
14.7
 
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
1.8
 
3.7
 
2.4
 
2.8
 
3.9
 
5.1
 
8.5
 
9.0
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
6.9
 
7.3
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
8.2
 
8.7
 
9.5
 
..
 
 
Foreign population
% of population
4.1
 
4.1
 
4.3
 
4.6
 
4.8
 
5.1
 
5.7
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
4.0
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
3.1
 
2.3
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
11.1
 
8.9
 
12.5
 
8.9
 
6.1
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
3.8
 
3.7
 
4.3
 
3.0
 
2.3
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.3
 
8.5
 
7.7
 
4.0
 
..
 
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
78.9
 
79.0
 
79.6
 
80.1
 
80.3
 
80.5
 
80.6
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
76.2
 
76.4
 
77.1
 
77.6
 
77.8
 
78.2
 
78.3
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.7
 
81.6
 
82.1
 
82.6
 
82.7
 
82.9
 
82.9
 
..
 
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.9
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
..
 
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.8
 
..
 
..
 
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
8.7
 
9.7
 
10.6
 
9.8
 
9.6
 
9.1
 
8.8
 
..
 
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
3.0
 
3.2
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
2.5
 
3.4
 
3.7
 
..
 
 
Number of tourists
'000
2 686
 
2 561
 
2 439
 
2 556
 
2 656
 
2 841
 
..
 
..
 
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
61
 
68
 
61
 
56
 
49
 
52
 
49
 
53
 
Note:  |: Break Last updated 27 May 2010
Source: For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2010 (DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2010-en)
 

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