Sunday May 28 2017
Norway Unemployment Rate at 4.50 percent
Norway's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.5 percent in the three months to April 2017 from 4.4 percent in the November-January period and above market estimates of 4.3 percent. The number of unemployed went up by 2,000 from the previous non-overlapping three-month period to 124,000 while the number of employed rose by 6,000 to 2.64 million. A year earlier, the unemployment rate was recorded at 4.7 percent.