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2009 Country statistical profile: Norway 2009

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2009

 Country statistical profile: Norway 2009
 
 
 
Unit
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
 
Gross domestic product
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
162.1
 
167.4
 
168.2
 
174.9
 
194.1
 
218.7
 
242.9
 
251.7
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
36 084
 
37 101
 
37 052
 
38 316
 
42 274
 
47 319
 
52 118
 
53 477
 
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
35 597
 
37 134
 
37 166
 
38 554
 
42 355
 
47 646
 
52 156
 
53 861
 
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
3.3
 
2.0
 
1.5
 
1.0
 
3.9
 
2.7
 
2.3
 
3.1
 
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
4.3
 
3.1
 
8.2
 
8.9
 
7.2
 
10.1
 
0.1
 
-1.2
 
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
18.4
 
18.1
 
17.9
 
17.3
 
18.0
 
18.8
 
19.6
 
21.3
 
 
GDP per hour worked
Annual growth %
3.9
 
3.4
 
2.2
 
3.1
 
2.0
 
1.3
 
-0.9
 
-1.2
 
 
GDP deflator
Annual growth %
15.7
 
1.7
 
-1.8
 
3.0
 
5.3
 
8.7
 
8.5
 
2.2
 
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
-2.7
 
-2.7
 
9.0
 
0.5
 
12.4
 
-4.4
 
0.0
 
8.0
 
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
3.5
 
1.1
 
0.8
 
0.2
 
2.3
 
0.5
 
-3.3
 
-1.0
 
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
3.5
 
2.4
 
1.2
 
1.5
 
3.6
 
3.9
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
15.4
 
13.3
 
9.2
 
7.3
 
11.1
 
15.1
 
18.5
 
17.4
 
 
General government debt
% of GDP
34.0
 
32.9
 
40.5
 
49.3
 
52.7
 
49.1
 
60.9
 
57.9
 
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.9
 
7.4
 
8.2
 
8.4
 
8.1
 
7.6
 
7.3
 
..
 
 
Total expenditure on health
% of GDP
8.4
 
8.8
 
9.8
 
10.0
 
9.7
 
9.1
 
8.7
 
..
 
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
21.3
 
22.2
 
23.6
 
24.5
 
23.2
 
21.6
 
..
 
..
 
 
Public pension expenditures
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.4
 
..
 
 
Private pension expenditures
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.4
 
..
 
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.76
 
0.80
 
0.89
 
0.92
 
0.87
 
0.94
 
0.89
 
0.95
 
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
42.6
 
42.9
 
43.1
 
42.3
 
43.3
 
43.5
 
43.9
 
43.4
 
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
19.2
 
19.3
 
18.8
 
18.5
 
20.1
 
21.4
 
22.0
 
20.7
 
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
13.5
 
13.3
 
13.3
 
12.9
 
12.7
 
12.1
 
12.0
 
12.5
 
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
38.6
 
39.2
 
38.6
 
38.1
 
38.1
 
37.2
 
37.4
 
37.5
 
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trade in goods and services
% of GDP
38.0
 
37.3
 
34.4
 
33.8
 
35.3
 
36.4
 
37.4
 
37.8
 
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
25.5
 
26.0
 
24.7
 
29.0
 
33.7
 
48.3
 
57.9
 
56.1
 
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
34.4
 
33.0
 
34.9
 
41.2
 
48.5
 
55.5
 
64.3
 
80.3
 
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
59.9
 
59.0
 
59.6
 
70.3
 
82.2
 
103.8
 
122.2
 
136.4
 
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
2.7
 
2.6
 
1.6
 
1.1
 
1.0
 
0.7
 
1.5
 
2.1
 
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
15.0
 
15.8
 
17.8
 
20.6
 
24.3
 
29.2
 
31.7
 
38.2
 
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
17.8
 
18.4
 
19.4
 
21.7
 
25.2
 
29.9
 
33.2
 
40.3
 
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
15.0
 
16.1
 
12.5
 
12.3
 
12.7
 
16.3
 
17.3
 
15.9
 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
46 302
 
..
 
..
 
82 615
 
92 630
 
97 704
 
119 456
 
..
 
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
30 261
 
..
 
..
 
48 967
 
78 338
 
76 431
 
99 493
 
..
 
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
7 095
 
2 122
 
791
 
3 472
 
2 544
 
5 414
 
6 473
 
603
 
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
9 510
 
807
 
5 760
 
6 065
 
5 317
 
21 970
 
21 138
 
11 174
 
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): all items
2000 = 100
100.0
 
103.0
 
104.3
 
106.9
 
107.4
 
109.1
 
111.6
 
112.4
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): food
2000 = 100
100.0
 
98.1
 
96.4
 
99.7
 
101.5
 
103.1
 
104.5
 
107.4
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): energy
2000 = 100
100.0
 
108.2
 
105.7
 
126.4
 
123.1
 
126.1
 
148.5
 
133.4
 
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
2000 = 100
100.0
 
100.6
 
97.5
 
99.2
 
105.5
 
112.5
 
121.5
 
128.3
 
 
Long-term interest rates
%
6.22
 
6.24
 
6.38
 
5.05
 
4.37
 
3.75
 
4.08
 
4.77
 
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
ISK per USD
9.14
 
9.18
 
9.11
 
9.11
 
8.98
 
8.90
 
8.89
 
9.05
 
 
Exchange rates
ISK per USD
8.80
 
8.99
 
7.98
 
7.08
 
6.74
 
6.44
 
6.41
 
5.86
 
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
111
 
114
 
127
 
132
 
130
 
135
 
137
 
147
 
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
25.7
 
26.4
 
25.1
 
27.2
 
29.1
 
33.1
 
26.1
 
25.7
 
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
5.72
 
5.85
 
5.53
 
5.95
 
6.34
 
7.15
 
5.60
 
5.49
 
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.15
 
0.16
 
0.17
 
0.18
 
0.14
 
0.13
 
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
51.8
 
44.3
 
50.1
 
38.5
 
36.7
 
39.4
 
44.7
 
50.4
 
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
28.91
 
23.43
 
24.46
 
30.41
 
39.20
 
53.08
 
58.83
 
70.16
 
 
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
 
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
2 348
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2 476
 
..
 
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
2 894
 
2 862
 
2 923
 
2 702
 
2 671
 
2 546
 
2 402
 
..
 
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
492
 
511
 
554
 
584
 
637
 
657
 
712
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
2 755
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
3 680
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
800
 
..
 
 
CO2 emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
34
 
33
 
33
 
35
 
36
 
37
 
37
 
..
 
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
University level: graduation rates in peer age group
%
37
 
40
 
38
 
39
 
45
 
41
 
43
 
..
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
28.4
 
30.2
 
31.0
 
31.0
 
31.8
 
32.7
 
32.9
 
..
 
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
58.1
 
56.5
 
56.9
 
55.3
 
54.4
 
52.9
 
55.8
 
56.0
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
85.3
 
85.1
 
84.4
 
82.9
 
83.1
 
83.2
 
84.4
 
85.8
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
67.1
 
67.4
 
68.4
 
68.6
 
68.0
 
67.6
 
67.4
 
69.0
 
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
20.2
 
20.1
 
20.6
 
21.0
 
21.1
 
20.8
 
21.1
 
20.4
 
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
8.5
 
8.0
 
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
9.8
 
9.4
 
9.7
 
10.1
 
10.3
 
10.2
 
11.7
 
11.1
 
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.2
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.5
 
4.9
 
4.7
 
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
3.4
 
3.6
 
3.9
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.6
 
3.5
 
2.6
 
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
3.6
 
3.7
 
4.1
 
4.9
 
4.9
 
4.8
 
3.6
 
2.6
 
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
3.2
 
3.5
 
3.6
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.4
 
3.4
 
2.5
 
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
5.3
 
5.5
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
9.2
 
9.5
 
14.5
 
8.8
 
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per hour, total economy
USD
21.0
 
22.4
 
23.8
 
25.2
 
26.3
 
27.4
 
29.2
 
31.1
 
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 455
 
1 429
 
1 414
 
1 399
 
1 417
 
1 420
 
1 414
 
1 417
 
 
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
 
1.57
 
 |
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
..
 
8.6
 
..
 
9.1
 
9.1
 
9.2
 
9.5
 
..
 
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
4 491
 
4 514
 
4 538
 
4 565
 
4 592
 
4 623
 
4 661
 
4 709
 
 
Population growth rates
%
0.7
 
0.5
 
0.5
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
1.0
 
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
..
 
 
Ratio of population aged 65 and over to total
%
15.2
 
15.0
 
14.9
 
14.8
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
14.6
 
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
2.0
 
1.8
 
3.7
 
2.4
 
2.8
 
3.9
 
5.1
 
8.5
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
6.8
 
6.9
 
7.3
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
8.2
 
8.7
 
..
 
 
Foreign population
% of population
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.1
 
4.3
 
4.6
 
4.8
 
5.1
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
3.4
 
..
 
..
 
4.0
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
3.1
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
6.8
 
..
 
..
 
11.1
 
8.9
 
12.5
 
8.9
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
3.2
 
..
 
..
 
3.8
 
3.7
 
4.3
 
3.0
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.3
 
8.5
 
7.7
 
..
 
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
78.8
 
78.9
 
79.0
 
79.6
 
80.1
 
80.3
 
80.6
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
76.0
 
76.2
 
76.4
 
77.1
 
77.6
 
77.8
 
78.2
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.5
 
81.6
 
81.6
 
82.1
 
82.6
 
82.7
 
82.9
 
..
 
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.8
 
3.9
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.2
 
..
 
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Household expenditure on recreation and culture
% of GDP
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.5
 
5.6
 
5.5
 
5.1
 
..
 
..
 
 
Number of tourists
'000
2 787
 
2 686
 
2 561
 
2 439
 
2 556
 
2 656
 
2 841
 
..
 
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
76
 
61
 
68
 
61
 
56
 
49
 
52
 
49
 
Note:  |: Break in series Last updated 6 April 2009
Source: For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2009 (www.SourceOECD.org/factbook)
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