Number of bank employees reached 22,969 persons in 2009 in Norway, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.06 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of bank employees in Norway reached an all time high of 35,000 persons in 1987 and an all time low of 21,356 persons in 2005. When compared to Norway's main peers, number of bank employees in Denmark amounted to 50,101 persons, 24,879 persons in Finland, 3,610 persons in Iceland and 49,256 persons in Sweden in 2009.
Norway has been ranked 33rd within the group of 49 countries we follow in terms of number of bank employees, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.