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Norway Jobless Rate Falls To 3.2%

5/4/2012 4:26 AM ET

Norway's unemployment declined in the three months to February from the previous quarter, data released by Statistics Norway showed Friday.

The seasonally adjusted jobless rate, which is a three-month moving average, dropped to 3.2 percent from 3.4 percent in November.

The figure matched economists' expectations. In the three months to January, the figure was 3.3 percent.

The number of unemployed fell to 85,000 in February from 90,000 in November. In January, the total was 87,000.

by RTT Staff Writer

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