STATISTICS Norway and Asia
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 (2017)
GDP Growth 2017 1.9% GDP Growth 2018 projected 2.0% Export Growth 2017 0.8% Export Growth 2018 projected 1.9% Trade Balance NOK 176.1 bill Current Account Balance NOK 35.0 bill International Rsv (Apr18) NOK 542.5 bill Unemployment 4.2% Corporate Income Tax 28% Value Added Tax 25%
Norway’s Top 10 Exports 2017
%/valueNOK bill Petroleum 31.5% 271,462 Gas 25.9% 222,562 Fish 10.7% 92,241 Engineering products 9.5% 81,920 Chemicals 6.4% 54,689 Non-ferrous metals 5.5% 47,293 Raw materials 1.9% 16,566 Scientific instruments 1.2% 10,298 Iron and steel 1.7% 15,018 Others 10.8% 92,851 Total (+14.5% vs 2016) 860,692
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: 81/84 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 1 November 2018.