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Summary statistics
Region Northern Europe  
Currency Norwegian Krone (NOK)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 323787 Excludes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 4994 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 15.4  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Oslo (915)  
United Nations membership date 27 November 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 499667  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 420946  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 304060  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 3.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 0.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 2.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 100056.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 86061.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 65751.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 102067.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 87074.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 66482.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 20.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 18.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 19.2  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 5.57 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 5.86 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 6.77 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 72609  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 50258  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 49967  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 125  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 122  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 109  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2012 85  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 88  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 101  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2012 3.1 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 3.5 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 4.4 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 20.2 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat). Age group 15 to 74 years.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 19.7 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat). Age group 15 to 74 years.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 20.8 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat). The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 2.2 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat). Age group 15 to 74 years.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.5 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat). Age group 15 to 74 years.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 3.3 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat). The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 61.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 61.4  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 60.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 69.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 70.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 70.5  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 4963 1998-2011: Arrivals of non-resident tourists at national borders. 2011.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 4767 1998-2011: Arrivals of non-resident tourists at national borders.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 3824 1998-2011: Arrivals of non-resident tourists at national borders.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ... Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 216583 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 230931 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 115.6 Second quarter.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 114.7  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 102.8  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 95.0 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 93.4 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 82.0 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 160999.5 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Imports (million US$) 2012 87321.0 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Balance (million US$) 2012 73678.5 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 United Kingdom (26.5), Netherlands (12.2), Germany (12.0) Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 Sweden (13.5), Germany (12.4), China (9.2) Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.7 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Urban population (%) 2013 79.9 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 18.7 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 23.2/20.0 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 100.3 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 83.5/79.3 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 2.6 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.9 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 88.4 Age group 20 to 44 years. 2005.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 694.5/13.8 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 53315 Refugee population refers to the end of 2012.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 6.9  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 105.5/106.0  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 60.3  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 0.5/0.7  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 39.6  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 44  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 33.3  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 57140/11.7  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 6195.0 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 763 Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 2.4/9.6 Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
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