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Labour Force Survey

These surveys aim to give the labour force authorities (and other people interested) knowledge of the occupational structure of the population and how it develops over time.

The surveys are meant to give a foundation and statistical material for occupational prognoses and labour research.

Data holdings

Title Data holdings Download
Labour Force Survey 2017   1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter   Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2016   1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2015   1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2014   1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2013   1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2012   1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2011 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2010 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2009 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2008 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2007 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2006 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2005 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2004 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2003 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2002 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2001 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 2000 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1999 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1998 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1997 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1996 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1995 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1994 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1993 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1992 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1991 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1990 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1989 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1988 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1987 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1986 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1985 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1984 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1983 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1982 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1981 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1980 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1979 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1978 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1977 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1976 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1975 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1974 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1973 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset
Labour Force Survey 1972 Year file 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Order dataset

Additional surveys

Additional studies to the Labour Force Survey where recearchers have been able to contribute with their own questions are also available.

Data holdings

Title Download Documentation
Labour Force Survey 2014, 1st quarter, Additional Survey on Immigration Order dataset PDF
Labour Force Survey. Ad hoc module on occupational accidents and injuries 2007 Order dataset PDF
Survey Conducted in Connection with the Labour Force Survey 1986: Unemployment Order dataset PDF
Survey Conducted in Connection with the Labour Force Survey 1984: Work 1983 Order dataset PDF
Labour Force Survey. Ad hoc module 1. quarter 1981: Work 1980 Order dataset PDF
Survey Conducted in Connection with the Labour Force survey 1978 (workhours, parttime work and labour activity) Order dataset PDF
Surveys conducted in connection with the LFS 1976, "Working Conditions and Activity and Occupation, 1975" Order dataset PDF

Panel files

The Labour Force Survey is also available as panel files that provides a very good foundation to observe the changes in the Norwegian workforce over time. Labour Force Survey will provide the basis and statistical material for labor market research. Panel files also have the advantage of containing both time series and cross sectional data.

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Availability

Data is available without charge for researchers and students at research institutions approved by Statistics Norway

Format

All datasets can be converted to SPSS, Stata or SAS. Please contact us for other formats.

How to apply for data?

The applicant must fill out and submit our order form in order to apply for data (please remember to provide the complete name of the survey you want to order). Once the application has been processed the applicant will receive a confidentiality agreement to be signed and returned in order to gain access to datasets. Student applicants will also receive a supervisor’s declaration that must be signed by their supervisor.

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