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Basic statistics of Norway.

BASIC STATISTICS OF NORWAY

                             THE LAND

Area (1000 [km.sup.2]):            Major cities (thousand
  Total (2005)             385.2   inhabitants, 1.12.2009):
  Mainland (2005)          323.8     Oslo                       584.3
  Agricultural (2004)       10.4     Bergen                     256.6
  Productive                74.7     Trondheim                  168.2
    forests (2003)

                               THE PEOPLE

Population                4768.0   Total labour force            2506
(thousands,                        (thousands)
1.12.2009)                         Civilian employment           2436
Number of                   12.4   (thousands)
inhabitants per                    Civilian employment
[km.sup.2]                         (% of total):
(1.1.2008)                           Agriculture, forestry        1.2
Net natural                 62.0       and fishing
increase                             Industry and                21.3
(thousands, 2007)                      construction
Net migration                        Services                    77.6
(thousands,                 53.5
1.1.2007)

                           PRODUCTION (2008)

Gross domestic product:            Gross fixed capital
  NOK billion               2548   investment:
  Per head (USD PPPs)      58716     % of GDP                    21.3
                                     Per head (USD)             20393

THE GOVERNMENT

Public consumption          19.3   Composition of Parliament
(% of GDP, 2008)                   (number of seats):
General government                   Labour                        64
(% of GDP, 2008):                    Progressive                   41
  Current and capital       39.9     Christian Democrats           10
    expenditure                      Conservative                  30
  Current revenue           58.7     Centre                        11
                                     Socialist Left                11
Last general elections:              The Liberals                   2
September 2009                       Total                        169

                         FOREIGN TRADE (2008)

Exports of goods and        48.1   Imports of goods and          28.9
services (% of GDP)                services (% of GDP)
of which: Oil and gas       24.4
Main goods exports                 Main goods imports
(% of total):                      (% of total):
  Food products and          4.4   Food products and              5.4
    live animals                   live animals
  Finished goods             9.6   Finished goods                16.3
  Machinery and              9.4     Machinery and               40.2
  transport equipment                transport equipment
  (excluding ships)                  (excluding ships)
  Mineral fuels             68.1     Chemical products            9.1
Goods exported by                  Goods imported by
destination (% of                  country (% of total)
total)
  Denmark and Sweden         9.9     Denmark and Sweden          21.2
  Germany                   12.8     Germany                     13.4
  United Kingdom            26.9     United Kingdom               6.0
  United States              7.3     United States                8.7

                             THE CURRENCY

Monetary unit: Krone               2009
                                     NOK per USD                 6.29
                                     NOK per euro                8.75
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Publication:OECD Economic Surveys - Norway
Date:Mar 1, 2010
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