Country at a Glance

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Norway, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
Indicator Unit Report Time Series 2010 2011 2012

Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Hourly compensation costs

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

57.66 64.76 63.36

Hourly direct pay

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

47.35 53.18 52.03

Hourly social insurance expenditures and labor-related taxes

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

10.31 11.58 11.33

Productivity and unit labor costs in manufacturing

Productivity (output per hour)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

122.0 124.4

Output

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

118.0 120.3

Hours worked

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

96.7 96.7

Unit labor costs in U.S. dollars

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

150.0 164.8

Labor market

Unemployment rate - Total

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

3.5

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

63.5

Labor force participation rate

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

70.2

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

61.5

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP per capita

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

61,782 61,869

GDP per hour

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

81.61 81.47

GDP per employed person

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

116,190 116,251

Prices

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

2.5 1.2 0.8

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

2.4 1.2 0.4

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

 

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013