Tagged: social welfare

NOK 5.4 billion to the national child welfare

Expenditures to the national child welfare service increased by NOK 400 million from 2008 to 2009. Expenditures for the last five years increased by NOK 1.9 billion, or 55 per cent. The number of...

High Norwegian population growth

The Norwegian population has passed 4.8 million. The population growth from 2007 to 2008 was 62,100, up by 6,000 from the year before, and was the highest since 1920. Last year, 60 500 children were...