Tagged: unemployment

Increase in immigrant unemployment

Registered unemployment among immigrants increased from 6.6 per cent in November 2009 to 7.1 per cent in November 2010. In the rest of the population, this rate increased slightly from 2.0 to 2.1 per...

Rising unemployment

From January to April, the unemployment rate rose by 0.3 percentage points. 3.7 per cent of the labor force was unemployed in April. Adjusted for seasonal variations, the Labor Force Survey (LFS) shows that...

Increasing unemployment

In February, the unemployed constituted 3.5 per cent of the labor force. This is an increase of 0.2 per cent from November. Employment remained stable. According to the Labor Force Survey, (LFS) unemployment rose...

Stable labor market

The decrease in employment seems to have come to a stop. There were only small changes in the unemployment rate from September to December 2009. After a period of decline the employment level increased...

More long-term unemployed

From the 4th quarter of 2008 to the 4th quarter of 2009 the number of long-term unemployed persons increased by 11 000. Almost a third of the unemployed in the 4th quarter of 2009 were...

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...

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...

Key policy rate unchanged at 1.25 per cent

Norges Bank’s Executive Board decided today (Aug. 12) to keep the key policy rate unchanged at 1.25 per cent. “Inflation is approximately in line with that expected. Underlying inflation is close to the inflation...

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...