Nordic Statistical Yearbook 2011

Nordisk statistisk årsbok 2011

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Nordic Statistical Yearbook 2011 is published for the 49th time. It is a reference book containing comprehensive and easily accessible statistics of various aspects of social life in the five Nordic countries, i.e. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In addition data are also presented on the Faroe Islands, Greenland and the Åland Islands. The aim of the yearbook is, as far as possible, to present comparable data on the Nordic countries. Additional tables can be accessed free of charge via our homepage. Here It is also possible to read and download the Nordic Statistical Yearbook in pdf format free of charge. Den nordiske statistiske årbog udkommer nu for 49. gang. Årbogen er et opslagsværk som har til hensigt at give en sammenfattende og overskuelig redegørelse for statistikken over samfundsforholdene i de fem nordiske lande Danmark, Finland, Island, Norge og Sverige. I mange af tabellerne findes desuden oplysninger om Færøerne, Grønland og Åland. Formålet med årbogen er at fremlægge gensidigt sammenlignelige oplysninger om de nordiske lande. Yderligere tabeller er tilgængelige gratis via vores netsted. Her er det også muligt helt gratis at læse og downloade bogen i pdfformat.



Labour market

The Nordic labour markets share many common characteristics. Nordic salaries and working conditions are quite considerably regulated by collective bargaining agreements. Unions and employers are also very much involved in drafting legislation, in particular legislation governing the labour market. This model has helped develop a Nordic labour market characterised by a high degree of equality, security and consensus. The model has also played a crucial role in the evolution of the Nordic welfare society as we know it today.


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