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11 killed on the roads in October - 10 were men
In October 2016, 11 persons were killed on Norwegian roads according to preliminary figures. In October 2015, the corresponding figure was 7. 10 of the 11 were men. 17 were seriously injured, 13 of these were men.
Origin date: 15.11.2016
Falls most common work accident - Large gender disparity
The large gender disparity still holds true, with 38 fatal accidents for men and 2 for women in 2015. This may be seen in relation to the gender divide in the Norwegian labour market.
Origin date: 28.09.2016
22 killed on the roads in July - 17 were men
In July 2016, 22 persons were killed on Norwegian roads according to preliminary figures. In July 2015, the corresponding figure was 15. out of the 22 killed, 17 were men.
Origin date: 15.08.2016
7 killed on the roads in May - all were men
In May 2016, 7 persons were killed on Norwegian roads according to preliminary figures. In May 2015, the corresponding figure was 11. All killed were men. Among the seriously harmed, 11 were men, 2 were women.
Origin date: 14.06.2016
Minifacts about Norway 2015
Minifacts about Norway 2015
A new booklet presents key information about Norway, integrating gender statistics, in several languages.
Origin date: 29.04.2015
Increase in ill-treatment within family relations
A total of 3 056 incidents of ill-treatment within family relations were reported in 2014. This is 8 per cent more than in 2013 and is higher than in any of the previous years.
Origin date: 15.04.2015
Gathering Nordic gender equality statistics in one place
Did you know that no Nordic parents share their parental leave more equally than the Icelandic ones? It will soon become much easier to compare gender equality statistics from the Nordic countries. The statistics offices are working together to put all data in one place.
Origin date: 24.02.2015
Three out of four sanctioned are men
Out of all cases with registered information on the sanctioned person’s sex in 2013, 76 per cent were men. Most persons sanctioned have committed less serious offences, and this is especially the case for women.
Origin date: 22.01.2015
Fewer thefts from persons and enterprises, but increase of violence in family relations
There was an increase in the number of female and child victims of ill-treatment within family relations in 2013, according to Statstics Norway.
Origin date: 26.09.2014
New edition of statistics booklet This is Norway
New edition of statistics booklet This is Norway
The booklet presents statistics on gender in Norwegian society together with a range of other a areas in a user-friendly manner.
Origin date: 05.09.2014
Minifacts about Norway 2014
Minifacts about Norway 2014
A new booklet presents key information about Norway, integrating gender statistics, in several languages.
Origin date: 09.05.2014
Nordic statistical yearbook 2013
Nordic statistical yearbook 2013
Nordic Statistical Yearbook 2013 is a reference book containing comprehensive and easily accessible statistics of various aspects of social life in the five Nordic countries. Data are also presented on the self governing regions. Many of the statistics are disaggregated by sex.
Origin date: 20.11.2013
Statistical yearbook of Norway 2013
Statistical yearbook of Norway 2013
The Statistical Yearbook of Norway 2011 provides statistical information about the Norwegian society on a range of fields. Many of the statistics are disaggregated by sex.
Origin date: 04.11.2013
Statistical Yearbook of Norway 2011
The Statistical Yearbook of Norway 2011 provides statistical information about the Norwegian society on a range of fields. Many of the statistics are disaggregated by sex.
Origin date: 23.04.2012
Fewer victims of theft, more female victims of violence
3.4 per cent of the Norwegian population were registered as victims of offences in 2010. Offences for profit is the principal group of offence for 70 per cent of all persons registered as victims, but the number of victims is lower than previous years. The number of registered victims of violence has been stable, but there are fewer young victims and more female victims of violence.
Origin date: 20.10.2011
More men victims of violence
3.7 per cent of the Norwegian population were registered as victims of offences in 2006. Young men are over-represented among victims of both crime for profit and violence.
Origin date: 18.05.2007
Crime
Since 1994, the rape detection rate has fallen by a third, from 30% to 20%. 75% of all rapes reported in 1997 were shelved, 7% were not settled, 5% ended in acquittals and just below 13% ended with one or more perpetrators being found guilty - after 4 to 5 years (as of 1 January, 2002) in the legal system.
Origin date: 20.02.2006