Norway Population

1845 - 2019 | Yearly | Person mn | Statistics Norway

Key information about Norway population

  • The Norway population reached 5.4 million people in Dec 2019, compared with the previously reported figure of 5.3 million people in Dec 2018
  • The data reached an all-time high of 5.4 million people in Dec 2019 and a record low of 1.3 million people in Dec 1845




Further information about Norway population data

  • In the latest reports, Norway Unemployment Rate dropped to 2.9 % in Mar 2022
  • Monthly earnings of the Norway population was 5,910.1 USD in Dec 2021
  • Norway Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 66.2 % in Dec 2021

View Norway's Population from 1845 to 2019 in the chart:

Norway Population

What was Norway's Population in 2019?

The Norway population reached 5.4 million people in Dec 2019, compared with the previously reported figure of 5.3 million people in Dec 2018 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
5.4 2019 5.3 2018 1.3 1845 5.4 2019 Person mn yearly 1845 - 2019

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 103.4 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 29.5 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.4 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.6 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 14.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 33,836.339 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 50,604.722 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 35.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 203,080.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 43.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NOK bn) 2,499.145 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NOK bn) 2,343.163 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (NOK bn) 2,606.150 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
General Govt Taxes: GS: Value Added Tax (NOK mn) 338,000.000 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.069 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 8,972.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 18,290.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - May 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 77.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 5,269,936.329 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 549,563.055 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 280,320.737 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 9,144.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 20.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1977 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,660,589.240 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 695,675.854 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 470.267 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 455.383 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1963 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 226.644 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,075.525 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1963 - Jun 2022
Exports: Crude Oil (NOK mn) 43,186.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1974 - Jun 2022
Imports (NOK mn) 89,143.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Exports (NOK mn) 176,601.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Jun 2022
Exports: Netherlands (NOK th) 10,757,103.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Exports: United Kingdom (NOK th) 32,405,712.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Exports: Sweden (NOK th) 13,922,661.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Exports: Germany (NOK th) 48,997,609.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Exports: France (NOK th) 14,849,006.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Exports: 1-Digit: Manufactured Goods (NOK th) 13,017,508.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Exports: 1-Digit: Machinery and Transport Equipment (NOK th) 7,791,711.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Exports: 1-Digit: Mineral Fuels and Lubricants (NOK th) 129,386,241.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Exports: 1-Digit: Chemical and Related Product (NOK th) 7,132,668.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2022
Exports: 1-Digit: Food and Live Animals (NOK th) 12,860,537.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Imports: Germany (NOK th) 9,152,275.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -1,792.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 38,555.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 26.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,512.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 3,294.734 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -3.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 3,297.900 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 737,812.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 154.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 300,901.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 58.6 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 587.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 61.533 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 1,252,250.791 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Foreign Assets: Direct Investment (DI) (NOK mn) -15,857.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Foreign Liabilities: Direct Investment (DI) (NOK mn) -30,582.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
BoP: Financial Account (FA): Foreign Assets (NOK mn) 497,860.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Foreign Liabilities (NOK mn) 178,728.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Foreign Assets: Portfolio Investment (PI) (NOK mn) 151,249.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Foreign Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (PI) (NOK mn) 29,145.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Foreign Assets: Other Investments (NOK mn) 365,175.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Foreign Liabilities: Other Investments (NOK mn) 136,202.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: BI: Net Current Transfers (NOK mn) -9,693.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
BoP: BI: Net Compensation of Employees and Investment Income (NOK mn) 47,793.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account Balance (NOK mn) 341,055.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Foreign Assets: Reserve Assets (NOK mn) -2,707.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
IIP: Foreign Assets (NOK mn) 20,086,254.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
IIP: Foreign Liabilities (NOK mn) 8,770,790.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Gross External Debt (NOK mn) 6,462,276.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Gross Debt: External Loan Debt: General Public (NOK mn) 1,222,575.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 2015 - Dec 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock (NOK mn) 1,448,712.000 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: Equity Capital: Belgium (NOK mn) 7,900.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: Equity Capital: Sweden (NOK mn) 238,425.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: Equity Capital: Singapore (NOK mn) 92,627.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: Equity Capital (NOK mn) 1,701,383.000 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: Equity Capital: Africa (NOK mn) 17,817.000 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: Equity Capital: Netherlands (NOK mn) 229,558.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
No of Bankruptcies: SIC 2007 (Unit) 938.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
No of New Registered Enterprises (Unit) 19,201.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 96.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 299,872.883 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1992 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 323,816.809 May 2022 monthly Dec 1992 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 8.9 May 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 0.3 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 2011 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 70,287.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 13.941 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1959 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 504,733.193 May 2022 monthly May 2009 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 7.3 May 2022 monthly May 2010 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 724,674.1 May 2022 monthly Dec 1985 - May 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 4.9 May 2022 monthly Dec 1986 - May 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 14.300 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 26.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 465.638 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 1,119.184 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1953 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 496,569.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 822,397.502 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 7.18 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 124.65 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Monetary Aggregates: M3: M2 (NOK mn) 3,031,152.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1992 - May 2022
Monetary Aggregates: M3: M2: M1 (NOK mn) 2,833,493.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1992 - May 2022
Monetary Aggregates: M3: sa (NOK mn) 3,054,000.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Monetary Aggregates: M3 (NOK mn) 3,033,829.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Monetary Aggregates: Base Money (NOK mn) 64,465.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1900 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets (NOK mn) 773,549.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Official Reserve Assets: FR: Foreign Currency (FC) (NOK mn) 652,870.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Bank Deposits (NOK mn) 4,724,656.000 May 2022 monthly May 2009 - May 2022
Bank Deposits: Households (NOK mn) 1,255,207.000 Jan 2019 monthly Dec 1989 - Jan 2019
Loans: Banks (NOK mn) 4,339,781.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Domestic Debt C2 (NOK mn) 6,783,457.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1985 - May 2022
Non Performing Loans Ratio: Enterprises (%) 0.700 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -9.3 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Jun 2022
Purchasing Manager Index: sa (NA) 56.310 Feb 2019 monthly Feb 2004 - Feb 2019

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