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General information

 NorwaySweden
Region:Northern EuropeNorthern Europe
Area:385,203 km²447,430 km²
Official language:NorwegianSwedish
Government form:Parliamentary constitutional monarchyParliamentary constitutional monarchy
Independent since:1905 AD836 AD
Capital:OsloStockholm

Population

 NorwaySweden
Population:5,379,00010,353,000
Inhabitants/km²:14.023.1
Life expectancy males:Ø 82 yearsØ 81 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 85 yearsØ 84 years
Average age:Ø 39.5 yearsØ 41.1 years
Birthrate:10.20 ‰11.10 ‰
Deathrate:7.60 ‰8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:3.95 ‰4.87 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
See also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life

 NorwaySweden
Political stability:8887
Civil rights:9999
Health:9085
Climate:1620
Cost of Living:3939
Popularity:3739

Economy

 NorwaySweden
Currency:Norwegian Krone
(1 NOK = 100 Øre)
Swedish Krone
(1 SEK =100 Öre)
Unemployment rate:5.0 %8.7 %
Inflation rate:3.48 %2.16 %
Cost of Living:
(USA = 100%)
123.85 %109.82 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:36.20 %49.10 %
Average income:78,290 US$54,050 US$
Corruption index:85 (good)85 (good)


 NOR:
total
per 1000
inh.
SWE:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:362,198 M US$67.33 M US$541,220 M US$52.27 M US$
Gross national product:421,184 M US$78.29 M US$559,624 M US$54.05 M US$
Exported goods:116,718 M US$21.70 M US$243,711 M US$23.54 M US$
Imported goods:119,632 M US$22.24 M US$218,674 M US$21.12 M US$
Gross debt:103,302 M €19.20 M €192,567 M €18.60 M €
Budget surplus:20,065 M €3.73 M €-1,269 M €-0.12 M €

Infrastructure

 NOR:
total
per 1000
inh.
SWE:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:94,902 km17.64 km573,134 km55.36 km
Railways:4,200 km0.78 km9,701 km0.94 km
Waterways:1,577 km0.29 km2,052 km0.20 km
Harbours:1,6440.3063700.036
Airports:950.0182310.022

Energy balance

 NOR:
total
per 1000
inh.
SWE:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:122.20 bn kWh22.72 m kWh133.50 bn kWh12.89 m kWh
Energy production:147.70 bn kWh27.46 m kWh152.90 bn kWh14.77 m kWh
Energy export:15.53 bn kWh2.89 m kWh26.02 bn kWh2.51 m kWh
Energy imports:5.74 bn kWh1.07 m kWh14.29 bn kWh1.38 m kWh
CO2 emissions:37.35 m t6,943.06 t36.00 m t3,477.10 t

Telecommunication

 NorwaySweden
International dialing:+47+46
Internet domain:.no.se

 NOR
total
NOR
per 1000
inh.
SWE
total
SWE
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:348,808651,624,271157
Mobile cellulars:5,825,584108312,959,8581252
Internet server:3,588,0006675,978,000577
Internet users:5,218,0919709,788,085945
Broadband Internet:2,387,6614444,179,574404

Healthcare system

 NorwaySweden
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:3.532.14
Physicians per 1000 inh.:4.635.40
Diabetes:5.3 %4.8 %
Tuberculosis:0.0 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:85.0 %61.0 %
Smokers:17.1 %24.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Norway and Sweden

 NorwaySweden
Daytime temperatures:8.9 °C9.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:2.1 °C2.1 °C
Water temperature:8.8 °C8.4 °C
Rel. humidity:78 %80 %
Rain days:11.59.2
Sunshine hours per day:4.25.0

Native languages

 NorwaySweden
Norwegian:96.6 %0.5 %
Swedish:0.3 %89.5 %
Finnish:n/a2.4 %
North Slavic languages:n/a1.3 %
Arabic:n/a0.8 %
Spanish:n/a0.6 %
English:0.5 %n/a
Danish:0.4 %n/a
other:2.2 %4.9 %

Religions

 NorwaySweden
Christianity:87.8 %87.0 %
Islam:2.3 %n/a
Jewry:n/a0.2 %
other:9.9 %12.8 %