Unemployment in Norway
Facts about unemployment in Norway  • The overall unemployment rate in    Norway is 3,4%,    approxemately170.000 people  ...
In general• The unemployment is higher in the cities• Good welfare schemes:- Health services- Free education- Help for dis...
Unemployment among the youth• Among youth aged from 15 to 25:- All: 8,6%- Girls: 7,9%- Boys: 9,3%• The lowest unemployment...
Differences between boys and               girls• A higher percentage of girls are  working   - 1,5 %• Jobs that do not re...
Causes of youth unemployment• Structural unemployment – imbalance  between supply and demand  – people choose educations a...
• Too demanding – only work if they  get the “good” jobs• The change from school to work is  too big• Immigration: Over 1/...
The consequences of unemployment • The welfare schemes would could be   affected and impaired • The safety system that hel...
Conclusion Not a big problem in Norway The level of unemployment has not  decreased or increased much in  recent years ...
Lobby for policymakers in NorwayMinistry of:Children, Equality and Social InclusionLabourForeign AffairsEnvironment an...
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Norway about girls youth unemployment

  1. 1. Unemployment in Norway
  2. 2. Facts about unemployment in Norway • The overall unemployment rate in Norway is 3,4%, approxemately170.000 people • Among disabled 73,9% is employed • Majority of women
  3. 3. In general• The unemployment is higher in the cities• Good welfare schemes:- Health services- Free education- Help for disabled and older people• A safety net that helps those
  4. 4. Unemployment among the youth• Among youth aged from 15 to 25:- All: 8,6%- Girls: 7,9%- Boys: 9,3%• The lowest unemployment rate among youth in Europe• Higher education is very common and people enter the employment market late• Youth guarantee
  5. 5. Differences between boys and girls• A higher percentage of girls are working - 1,5 %• Jobs that do not require any education is often jobs that to a bigger extent fits and appeals to the girls
  6. 6. Causes of youth unemployment• Structural unemployment – imbalance between supply and demand – people choose educations and careers that are not big in demand and might lead to unemployment, when other professions are in high demand – Many chose «creative» occupations such as musician and actors – they
  7. 7. • Too demanding – only work if they get the “good” jobs• The change from school to work is too big• Immigration: Over 1/3 of the unemployed are immigrants- Problems such as culture, language and religion differences
  8. 8. The consequences of unemployment • The welfare schemes would could be affected and impaired • The safety system that help those who falls out of the society could struggle with reaching out to those who needs help • Consequences for youth - Quality of life, economical problems - More depended on their parents
  9. 9. Conclusion Not a big problem in Norway The level of unemployment has not decreased or increased much in recent years Big changes could have an effect on Norways welfare
  10. 10. Lobby for policymakers in NorwayMinistry of:Children, Equality and Social InclusionLabourForeign AffairsEnvironment and development•The Norwegian Confederation of TradeUnions (LO) and The Confederation ofNorwegian Enterprise (NHO)

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