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Norway among the best in Europe on wealth creation and employment

Norway has the second highest gross national product per capita in Europe, just trailing Luxemburg. Norwegian employment rates are among the highest in Europe. Norway does especially well with regard to employment of women and elderly workers. (31 January 2006)

Norway among the best in Europe on wealth creation and employment

Norway has the second highest gross national product per capita in Europe, just trailing Luxemburg. Norwegian employment rates are among the highest in Europe. Norway does especially well with regard to employment of women and elderly workers.

These are among the findings in a new report from the Ministry of Trade and Industry; "The EU Lisbon strategy--A Norwegian Perspective". The report compares Norwegian performance with other European countries using the 14 structural indicators chosen by the EU to evaluate performance in the Lisbon-strategy.

The EU Lisbon Strategy - A Norwegian Perspective:

The EU Lisbon Strategy - A Norwegian Perspective(PDF)


31 January 2006