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  • Oil FTE cost NOK 1.35 million

    The average cost of one FTE in oil and gas extraction and mining was NOK 1.35 million in 2016. This corresponds to a 11.5 per cent increase from 2012. The average for all industries as a whole was NOK 761 000.

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  • Increase in employment

    There were 17 000 more employed persons from May to August, adjusted for seasonal variations. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 4.0 per cent in August.

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  • Continuing increase in the workforce

    The labour force participation rate was 70.7 in the third quarter of 2017, which is a year-on-year increase.

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  • More employed persons

    There were 14 000 more employed persons from April to July, adjusted for seasonal variations. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 4.0 per cent in July.

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  • Stable unemployment

    There were 108 000 unemployed persons in June, adjusted for seasonal variations. This accounts for 3.9 per cent of the labour force.

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  • Welfare benefits and employment

    Reports 2018/25

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  • Unemployment at 3.8 per cent

    Adjusted for seasonal variations, there were 106 000 unemployed persons in May. This accounts for 3.8 per cent of the labour force, down 0.1 percentage points from February.

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  • Increased labour force participation among men

    Labour force participation among men increased from the 2nd quarter of 2017 to the 2nd quarter of 2018, while there was a slight decrease among women.

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  • Employment continues to rise

    There were 19 000 more employed persons from January to April 2018, adjusted for seasonal variations. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 per cent in April.

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  • Growth in NI contributions

    The basis for employers’ National Insurance contributions amounted to NOK 1.280 billion in 2017, an increase of 2.9 per cent from 2016.

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  • Increase in employment

    There were 21 000 more employed persons in March 2018 than December 2017, adjusted for seasonal variations. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 3.9 per cent in March.

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  • Cohort Analysis

    Documents 2018/21

    This document specifies the data sources, assumptions, and constraint that are relevant to the tables that have been produced and delivered in response to the Cohort Analysis-part of a larger data delivery of tables to OECD (Statistics Norway’s re...

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  • More employed persons

    There were 21 000 more employed persons from November 2017 until February 2018, adjusted for seasonal variations. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 3.9 per cent in February. 

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  • More full-time employed

    The number of employed persons working full time increased by 42 000 from the 1st quarter of 2017 to the 1st quarter of 2018. Both men and women experienced an increase in full time employment, according to new figures from the Labour force survey.

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  • New estimation methodology for the Norwegian Labour Force Survey

    Documents 2018/16

    Labour Force Survey (LFS) is an important source of the labour market statistics that provides information about the participation of people aged 15 and over in to the labour market and people outside of the labour market.

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