Tagged: NAV

Norwegian job market is looking up

The Norwegian Labor and Welfare Service (NAV) predicts 70,000 new jobs will be created in 2011 and 2012. NAV  bases its prediction on the very strong economic growth in Norway. Most of the new...

Norway NAV Jobless Rate Rises In July

(RTTNews) – Norway’s jobless rate increased in July from the previous month, the Norwegian Labor and Welfare Organization or NAV said on Friday. The jobless rate rose to 3% in July from 2.8% in the...

Declining employment

From June to September the number of employed persons decreased by 23 000. The unemployment rate remained stable at 3.1 per cent of the labour force. The unemployment rate of August was revised down from...

Norway July Jobless Steady, Supports ’09 Rate Hike

The Norwegian unemployment rate was 3.0 per cent of the labor force in July. The employment rate shows a decrease since the peak in the autumn of 2008, reports Statistic Norway. This supports calls for...

Extra scholarship demands for students with disabilities

There are no additional economical support arrangements for students with disabilities in Norway. Disabled students are now demanding larger scholarships, smaller loans and year-round study support. Students with disabilities in Sweden and Denmark are...

NAV: Norway Jobless Rate Stable In August

Norway’s jobless rate stood at 3% in August, unchanged from the previous month, a report by Norway’s Labor and Welfare Administration (NAV) said on Aug. 28. The August rate matched economists expectations. The jobless rate was...

Stable labor market in Norway

The level of employment and unemployment kept stable from February to May. The unemployment rate was 3.1 per cent of the labor force in May. Adjusted for seasonal variations the Labor Force Survey (LFS)...

More jobs available than in 2005

  The number of vacancies available on the job market in Norway has remained high and stable, despite the strong increase in the number of unemployed. More than 1000 vacancies are registered at the National...