Qery is a Norwegian data analysis and visualisation start-up.


The Sustainable Development Goals and the Nordics

This data tracker looks at the Nordic countries’ progress towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals using data from the UN SDG Global Database and the OECDs work on assessing country-level performance.

The tracker is work in progress. We aim to add new goals weekly and complete the tracker by September 2022.

Goal 1: No poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

Goal 2: Zero Hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Goal 4: Quality Education

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Goal 5: Gender Equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries.

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal 13: Climate Action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

Goal 14: Life Below Water

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

Goal 15: Life On Land

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.


The Norwegian Labour Market

11 themes covered

The tracker covers topics such as job creation, working-time, productivity, wages, trade unions and employer organisations. The newest section presents the latest forecasts for the Norwegian labour market from 13 different institutions.

International comparisons

The tracker includes data from international sources such as Eurostat and the OECD, and compares the Norwegian labour market with other relevant countries (where data is available).

Live updating visualizations

The tracker includes over 100+ visualizations, which are updated daily using a workflow combining Python, Github Actions and Datawrapper. The tracker is available in both Norwegian and English.

Job creation

Data on job creation for the labour market as a whole, job creation by industry, age group and immigration category.


Data on the share of population in work, international comparison of employment rates, temporary employment.


Data on unemployment by age and gender, international comparisons on unemployment and youth unemployment.


Data on the number of vacancies and the vacancy rate, vacancies by industry, international comparisons on vacanacy rates.

Working time

Data on the share working full-time and part time, weekly working hours by industry, international comparisons of working time.


Data comparing productivity levels across industries, comparisons of productivity levels and productivity growth between Norway and other countries.

Earnings and Wages

Data on annual wage growth, wage growth by negotiating areas, earning differences between occupations, sectors, women and men, educational level and municipality.

Trade unions

Data on the number of members by main confederation and associated unions, comparison of trade union density in Norway and selected other countries.

Employer organisations

Data on the number of member companies by organisation, comparison of employer organisation density in Norway and selected other countries.

Lifelong learning

Data on adult learning (non-formal education and training and formal education), international comparison of adults participation in learning activities.


A collection of the most recent labour market forecasts from Norwegian and international institutions and agencies.

Visualisation Feed

Our field of interest cover a range of social and economic themes. Find our recent work in the visualisation feed.

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Get in touch to discuss custom data visualizations or if you have any suggestions of comments about our work.

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