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Internet Usage Statistics:
5,167,573 Internet users as of June, 2016;
98.1% of the population, according to IWS.

Norway - officially the Kingdom of Norway - is a sovereign and unitary monarchy located on the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard. Norway shares a long eastern border with Sweden (1,619 km or 1,006 mi long), it is bordered by Finland and Russia to the north-east, and the Skagerrak Strait to the south, with Denmark on the other side. Norway has an extensive coastline, facing the North Atlantic Ocean and the Barents Sea. Norway has the fourth-highest per capita income in the world on the World Bank and IMF lists. Norway also has the highest Human Development Index in the world.

Latest Population Estimate:
5,265,158 population for 2016, according to US Census Bureau.

Internet Usage Statistics:
5,167,573 Internet users as of June/2016, 98.1% penetration, according to ITU.

Facebook subscribers Estimate:
3,400,000 population for June/2016, according to Facebook.

Norway Official Statistics:
Statistisk sentralbyrå (SSB).

Gross National Income:
GNI per capita is US$ 103,050 (2016) according to World Bank.

Norway Human Development Index:
Norway has a HDI of 0.944, which gives the country a rank of 1 out of 188 countries, according to the UNHDP




% Pen.

GNI p.c.*

Usage Source




49.3 %

US$ 36,600





82.3 %

US$ 63,800





87.5 %

US$ 78,400





93.4 %

US$ 88,400





98.1 %

US$ 103,050


Note: Per Capita GNI in US dollars, source: International Monetary Fund.

Search Engines and Directories:
Norway Search Engines

Norway Open Directory


Norway Profiles

Norway in the Wikipedia
Norway history, politics, map, geography, economy,
demography, full information and links.

Norway in the CIA Factbook
Norway information about the economy, geography, government,
population, communications, military and transnational issues.

Norway BBC Profile
Up to date resume about Norway leaders, history, main events,
map, flag, geography, news, politics and media links.

Norway e-Government Portal
The Norway Digital portal (DiFi), with useful links.

Norway Ministery of Foreign Affairs
The Norway Ministery of Foreign Affairs portal, with useful information.

Norway Telecommunications, Digital Media and Broadband Reports

Norway Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators, Statistics and Analyses
This 31 page report profiles Norway's mobile voice and data market, providing statistics on the main operators, a review of the key regulatory issues, and a snapshot of the consumer market for services such as SMS, mobile TV and mobile broadband.

Norway Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media, Statistics and Analyses
This 89 page report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Norway's telecommunications market. The report analyses the mobile, internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media sectors.

Norway Digital Economy and Digital Media, Statistics and Analyses
This 17 page report This report introduces the key aspects of Norway's digital media and bundled services markets, together with developments in the digital, cable and satellite TV sectors. It also provides an analysis on analogue switchover and profiles the major market players.

logistics and Consumer E-Commerce in Norway

June 2016 Review

According to eCommercenews.eu, in 2015 consumers in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark purchased goods online worth over 17.39 billion euros. That's an increase of around 15 percent compared to the year before. Four out of ten Nordic residents bought goods online from foreign websites, spending a total of about 4.3 billion euros across the border.

DHL has joined forces with the Finnish postal operator Posti and Bring, a subsidiary of Norwegian postal operator Posten Norge. Together they offer a B2C infrastructure for parcel deliveries across Scandinavia, Finland and the Baltic states. With 6,500 parcel shops and parcel stations across seven countries it will be the largest parcel network in northern Europe.

Click on this link to see the latest Europe Telecommunications Reports. New statistics, analyses, overviews and updates become available all the time.

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