Businesses in Oslo


Business Distribution by Industry
 Professional Services: 24.1%
 Shopping: 17.8%
 Industry: 11.3%
 Home Services: 7.7%
 Medical: 7.4%
 Restaurants: 5.3%
 Other: 26.4%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons1,5824.41.7
Creative arts1,25941.8 years4.41.4
Grocery stores and supermarkets8614.00.9
Other construction8803.91.0
Real estate2,23427.8 years4.02.4
Construction of buildings9784.11.1
Other membership organizations1,06459.7 years4.11.2
Health and medical2,2384.02.4
Advertising and marketing1,38533 years4.21.5
Business services9714.21.1
Corporate management2,50840.9 years4.22.7
Lawyers legal82948.5 years4.10.9
Legal and financial1,45271.5 years3.91.6
Specialized design1,26525.3 years4.51.4
Technical construction services1,0043.81.1
Cafes79627 years4.20.9
Clothing stores1,17619 years4.11.3
Electronics stores2,00134.4 years4.02.2
Office supplies and stationery stores1,13845.2 years3.61.2
Shopping other1,05126.2 years4.11.1
Area of Oslo480.8 km²
Male Population454,792 (49.5%)
Female Population464,282 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +66.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +25%
Median Age36.4
Male Median Age35.9
Female Median Age36.8
Area Codes2
NeighborhoodsAlna, Bjerke, Frogner, Gamle Oslo, Grefsen, Grünerløkka, Majorstuen, Nordstrand, Sagene, Sankt Hanshaugen, Sentrum, Søndre Nordstrand, Ullern, Østensjø
Local TimeWednesday 4:17 PM
TimezoneCentral European Summer Time
Weather19.3°C scattered clouds
Lat & Lng59.91273° / 10.74609°
Postal Codes00010010001500180021More

Oslo - Map

Oslo Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,147 / km²1,358 / km²1,529 / km²1,911 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oslo Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Oslo County+79.2%+48.2%+29.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oslo Median Age

Median Age: 36.4 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Oslo36.4 years36.8 years35.9 years
Oslo County35.2 years35.4 years34.9 years
Norway38.8 years39.6 years38 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Oslo Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 532,94831,55064,498
85 Plus5,60913,34918,958
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Oslo Population Density

Population Density: 1,911 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Oslo919,073480.8 km²1,911 / km²
Oslo County652,447480.7 km²1,357 / km²
Norway4.9 million322,754.2 km²15.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oslo Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1820 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Oslo
 Sentrum: 10.3%
 Grünerløkka: 10%
 Gamle Oslo: 9.4%
 Majorstuen: 6.9%
 Ullern: 6%
 Sagene: 5.6%
 Nordstrand: 5.5%
 Frogner: 5.4%
 Alna: 5.3%
 Other: 35.5%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Oslo
 Area Code 9: 40.4%
 Area Code 2: 39.6%
 Area Code 4: 18.7%
 Other: 1.3%

Business distribution by price for Oslo

 Moderate: 43.1%
 Inexpensive: 42.7%
 Expensive: 13.1%
 Very Expensive: 1%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Oslo CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Oslo16,310,001 t17.7 t33,925 t/km²
Oslo County12,045,152 t18.5 t25,057 t/km²
Norway86,855,170 t17.7 t269.1 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Oslo CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)16,310,001 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita17.7 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)33,925 t/km²

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
4/7/041:53 AM3.477.6 km22,900 msouthern
11/19/941:07 AM3.534.8 km10,000 msouthern
11/27/9310:57 AM3.164.9 km10,000 msouthern
11/12/9311:54 AM3.494.1 km10,000
2/18/9210:39 PM3.882.2 km10,000 msouthern


Oslo (English pronunciation: /ˈɒzloʊ/, OZ-loh, Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈuʂˈlu]  ( listen) or, rarer [ˈusˈlu] or [ˈuʂlu]) is the capital and the most populous city in Norway. constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040, a..  ︎  Oslo Wikipedia Page

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