The Norwegian Labour Market

The data tracker aims to give an overview of the latest developments on the Norwegian labour market. The tracker covers 11 different themes, with data from national and international sources. The tracker checks for new data daily and the visualisations are updated automatically. Links to the original data sources are embedded within all the visualisations.

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.