Norway and Asia
In order to give the readers an understanding of where the Asian countries are in their development, we have assembled an overview of various indicators for Norway, USA and the most important South and Southeast Asian markets. The graphs in the two right columns are the result. Countries are listed by their twoletter ISO 3166-1 code. The data is assembled from a number of sources. See below for a full list.
Basic Figures Norway (2016)
GDP Growth 2016 1.0% GDP Growth 2017 projected 0.55% Export Growth 2016 2.4% Export Growth 2017 projected 1.9% Trade Balance NOK 140.4 bill Current Account Balance NOK 59.0 bill International Reserves NOK 511.3 bill Unemployment 4.4% Corporate Income Tax 28% Value Added Tax 25%
Norway’s Top 10 Exports 2016
%/valueNOK bill Petroleum 24.9% 185,771 Gas 21.4% 160,222 Fish 11.9% 89,222 Engineering products 11.9% 89,187 Chemicals 6.6% 49,445 Non-ferrous metals 5.4% 40,286 Raw materials 2.0% 14,882 Scientific instruments 1.8% 13,196 Iron and steel 1.6% 12,073 Others 12.4% 92,851 Total (-10.6% vs 2015) 747,135
Geographic Area: 385,199 sq. km Highest peak: Galdhøpiggen 2,469 m Inland water areas: 16,360 sq. km Coastline: 25,148 km
Population Norway: 5.3 mill Population Oslo: 975,000 Life expectancy M/F NO: 80/84 Inhabitants per sq. km land area: 14.4 Population Growth: 0.84%
GDP/Capita: Wikipedia/IMF; GDP Growth: Wikipedia/CIA Factbook; Global Competitiveness: World Economic Forum; Inflation 2015: CIA; Ease of Doing Business and Days to Start a Business: World Bank; Corruption: Transparency International; Democracy Index: Economist Intelligence Unit; Mobile Telephone Penetration: World Bank; Electric Consumption: International Energy Agency Basic Figures, Norway: Statistics Norway. Data was downloaded from sources on 31 October 2017.