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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Norway

Norway Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5 % Mar/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.8 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 2699 Thousand Person | 2.699 Million Person Mar/21
Employment Change  0.7 % 4Q/20
Employment Rate  67.2 % 1Q/21
Full Time Employment 1937 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.9 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 659 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 127436 Persons | 0.127 Million Persons Apr/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Norway - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Norway?

  • Unemployment Rate in Norway increased to 5 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 6.4 % and minimum was 1.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5 Mar/21 05.05.2021
5 Nov/20 28.01.2021
5.2 Oct/20 22.12.2020
5.2 Sep/20 25.11.2020
5.3 Aug/20 22.10.2020
5.2 Jul/20 23.09.2020
5.2 Jun/20 26.08.2020
4.6 May/20 23.07.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Erna Solberg 16.10.2013 - 3.3000 3.9000 4.9000 3.2000 18.18%
Jens Stoltenberg 17.10.2005 - 16.10.2013 4.5000 3.4000 4.5000 2.3000 -24.44%
Kjell Magne 19.10.2001 - 17.10.2005 3.7000 4.5000 4.7000 3.4000 21.62%
Jens Stoltenberg 17.03.2000 - 19.10.2001 3.3000 3.6000 3.6000 3.0000 9.09%
Kjell Magne (2) 17.10.1997 - 17.03.2000 3.5000 3.4000 3.5000 2.7000 -2.86%
Thorbjorn Jagland 25.10.1996 - 17.10.1997 4.0000 3.7000 4.2000 3.7000 -7.50%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Norway - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Norway?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Norway increased to 12.8 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 14.8 % and minimum was 5.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
12.8 Mar/21 05.05.2021
11.5 Nov/20 06.02.2021
12 Oct/20 09.01.2021
13.1 Sep/20 02.12.2020
12.9 Aug/20 31.10.2020
13.3 Jul/20 01.10.2020
12.8 Jun/20 02.09.2020
11.8 May/20 30.07.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Erna Solberg 16.10.2013 - 8.4000 8.9000 11.7000 6.9000 5.95%
Jens Stoltenberg 17.10.2005 - 16.10.2013 11.0000 9.1000 11.5000 6.5000 -17.27%
Kjell Magne 19.10.2001 - 17.10.2005 10.7000 11.2000 12.1000 9.5000 4.67%
Jens Stoltenberg 17.03.2000 - 19.10.2001 10.1000 10.2000 10.5000 8.2000 0.99%
Kjell Magne (2) 17.10.1997 - 17.03.2000 9.3000 10.5000 10.5000 7.7000 12.90%
Thorbjorn Jagland 25.10.1996 - 17.10.1997 11.5000 9.8000 11.8000 9.8000 -14.78%
Gro Harlem (3) 03.11.1990 - 25.10.1996 13.0000 11.4000 15.7000 11.4000 -12.31%
Jan Peder Syse 16.10.1989 - 03.11.1990 13.4000 12.1000 13.4000 11.7000 -9.70%
Gro Harlem (2) 09.05.1986 - 16.10.1989 11.5000 13.8000 13.8000 10.2000 20.00%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Norway - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Norway?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Norway decreased to 2699 Thousand Person (2.699 Million Person) in March 2021. The maximum rate was 2755 Thousand Person and minimum was 1885 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2699 Mar/21 05.05.2021
2709 Nov/20 28.01.2021
2707 Oct/20 22.12.2020
2705 Sep/20 25.11.2020
2692 Aug/20 22.10.2020
2688 Jul/20 23.09.2020
2690 Jun/20 26.08.2020
2694 May/20 23.07.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Norway - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Norway?

  • Employment Change in Norway increased by 0.7 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 1.4 % and minimum was -2.7 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.7 4Q/20 16.02.2021
-1.3 2Q/20 21.09.2020
0 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.2 4Q/19 10.03.2020
0.3 3Q/19 05.12.2019
0.4 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.5 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Change  in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Norway - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Norway?

  • Employment Rate in Norway increased to 67.2 % in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 71.8 % and minimum was 63 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
67.2 1Q/21 05.05.2021
67 3Q/20 22.12.2020
66.7 2Q/20 23.09.2020
67.9 4Q/19 23.01.2020
68.6 3Q/19 28.11.2019
67.8 2Q/19 29.10.2019
67.2 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Rate  in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Norway - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Norway?

  • Full Time Employment in Norway decreased to 1937 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 1961 Thousand Person and minimum was 1559 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
1937 4Q/20 06.03.2021
1958 3Q/20 14.11.2020
1933 2Q/20 19.09.2020
1942 1Q/20 24.06.2020
1940 4Q/19 21.04.2020
1961 3Q/19 20.01.2020
1932 2Q/19 29.10.2019
1916 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Norway - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Norway?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Norway increased to 0.9 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 2 % and minimum was 0.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.9 3Q/20 28.11.2020
0.8 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.9 4Q/19 21.04.2020
0.8 3Q/19 21.01.2020
0.7 2Q/19 12.11.2019
0.9 1Q/19 29.10.2019
0.9 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Norway - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Norway?

  • Part Time Employment in Norway increased to 659 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 699 Thousand Persons and minimum was 532 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
659 4Q/20 06.03.2021
640 3Q/20 14.11.2020
653 2Q/20 19.09.2020
671 1Q/20 24.06.2020
671 4Q/19 21.04.2020
679 3Q/19 20.01.2020
673 2Q/19 29.10.2019
673 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Norway - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Norway?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Norway decreased to 127436 Persons (0.127 Million Persons) in April 2021. The maximum rate was 297733 Persons and minimum was 38220 Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Labour and Welfare Organisation.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
127436 Apr/21 30.04.2021
129503 Mar/21 26.03.2021
128456 Feb/21 26.02.2021
128102 Jan/21 29.01.2021
124320 Dec/20 18.12.2020
127742 Nov/20 27.11.2020
117907 Oct/20 30.10.2020
122633 Sep/20 02.10.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Norway by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Norway

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 62 62
Wages 4Q/20 5841.274 USD/Month 5718.287
Job Vacancies 4Q/19 63.9 K 65.8
Labor Force Participation Rate 1Q/21 70.6 % 70.3

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Apr/21 8.7 % 9.4
Ireland Apr/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Mar/21 6.1 % 6.2
Spain 1Q/21 15.98 % 16.13
Iceland Mar/21 8.3 % 6.4
Norway Mar/21 5 % 4.8
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Mar/21 5.8 % 5.7
Bulgaria Mar/21 6.5 % 6.9
Croatia Mar/21 9.3 % 9.7
Cyprus Mar/21 7.1 % 6.8
Czech Republic Apr/21 4.1 % 4.2
Denmark Mar/21 4.5 % 4.6
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Mar/21 8.1 % 8.2
European Union Mar/21 7.3 % 7.4
Finland Mar/21 8.1 % 8.1
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Greece Dec/20 15.8 % 16.2
Hungary Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Italy Mar/21 10.1 % 10.2
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Mar/21 15.1 % 16.1
Macedonia 4Q/20 16.1 % 16.5
Malta 4Q/20 4.4 % 4.6
Moldova 4Q/20 3.6 % 3.4
Montenegro Mar/21 23.83 % 22.6
Netherlands Mar/21 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Mar/21 6.4 % 6.5
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Mar/21 5.5 % 5.7
Russia Mar/21 5.4 % 5.7
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Mar/21 8 % 7.9
Slovenia Feb/21 9 % 9.4
Sweden Mar/21 10 % 9.7
Switzerland Apr/21 3.3 % 3.4
Turkey Feb/21 13.4 % 12.7
Ukraine 4Q/20 10.1 % 9.5
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 4Q/20 12.3 % 12.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 33.68 % 33.89
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2