The state secretaries' average age when the Governments came to power (1945-present)

Average ages
Start Government Age
1945 Einar Gerhardsen's First Government
29.0 years
1945 Einar Gerhardsen's Second Government
32.0 years
1951 Oscar F. Torp's Government
42.2 years
1955 Einar Gerhardsen's Third Government
44.6 years
1963 John Lyng's Government
43.9 years
1963 Einar Gerhardsen's Fourth Government
49.7 years
1965 Per Borten's Government
43.4 years
1971 Trygve Bratteli's First Government
44.1 years
1972 Lars Korvald's Government
39.4 years
1973 Trygve Bratteli's Second Government
41.4 years
1976 Odvar Nordli's Government
41.7 years
1981 Gro Harlem Brundtland's First Government
43.6 years
1981 Kåre Willoch's First Government
42.8 years
1983 Kåre Willoch's Second Government
43.2 years
1986 Gro Harlem Brundtland's Second Government
43.8 years
1989 Jan P. Syse's Government
42.5 years
1990 Gro Harlem Brundtland's Third Government
43.0 years
1996 Thorbjørn Jagland's Government
45.3 years
1997 Kjell Magne Bondevik's First Government
45.2 years
2000 Jens Stoltenberg's First Government
45.0 years
2001 Kjell Magne Bondevik's Second Government
41.9 years
2005 Jens Stoltenberg's Second Government first term
42.2 years
2009 Jens Stoltenberg's Second Government second term
42.4 years
2013 Erna Solberg's Government
42.3 years

 

Source: NSD´s Archive of State Secretaries | Condition for Use of Data | Access to Data