Ecommerce Facts & Figures of Norway

Introduction to Norway

Norway is a constitutional monarchy in North Europe. It has a population of 5.3 million people and its capital is Oslo. The official language is Bokmal Norwegian and Nynorsk Norwegian and widely spoken foreign language' is English. Norway has a GDP of €354.8 billion, which represents a GDP per capita of €67,304 in 2017.


  • 5.3 million people
  • GDP of €354.8 billion
  • 4.7% unemployed
  • Inflation of 3.5%


Ecommerce in Norway

In 2017, the Norwegian B2C ecommerce turnover grew by 14% to €12.7 billion. Norway had an online population of 5.3 million people who were aged 15 and older. Of the total online population, 3.2 million bought something online in 2015. The average spending per eShopper was €2,467 in this year.


B2C Ecommerce Turnover €12.7 billion
B2C Ecommerce growth 14%
Online population 5.3 million
Number of eShoppers 3.2 million
VAT rate 25%
Most popular payment method Debit/ Credit Card


Tips for ecommerce in Norway

Before trading in Norway, we recommend visiting the Q&A Online Taxes and VAT in Norway page.


The Norwegian Ecommerce Association, Virke e-Handel

Virke e-Handel is an association that promotes the interest of their members. They interfere for better working conditions or certain values and goals in cases that matter.


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