NORWAY

Capital Oslo
Area (km2) 323 759
Total population (thousands, 2017) 5 277
Population density (per km2) 16
National currency Norwegian krone (NOK)
National statistical office www.ssb.no
Statistics Norway
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2018 13%
   hourly wage, 2017 14%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 38%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 58%
Female victims of homicide, 2001
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
Women researchers, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 38%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 84.3
   males, years 81.0
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 21.6
   males, years 19.3
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.6
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 3.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 29.3
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.1
1.2
0.4
0.2
1.1
1.5
Unemployment rate
 (%)
3.8
3.6
4.5
4.8
4.2
3.9
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
9.1
7.9
9.9
11.2
10.4
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 338 367
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 63 675
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 38.4
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 32.6
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 42 566
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   NOK per USD, US=1, 2018 10.435
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
40
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
223
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 3 887
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 599
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 930
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 20
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 3 722
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 4 126
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2014 68 786
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 21 168