Purchasing power data and socio-demographic data can be displayed on a map of Norway using the following area boundaries: 100 x 100 m, PC 4-digit and Kommuner.

Norway Purchasing Power, Socio-demographics & Area Boundaries

Socio-demographic data, purchasing power data and area boundaries can be used to perform a variety of data analyses about Norway.

A Variety of Purchasing Power and Socio-demographic Data for 100 x 100 m, PC 4-digit and Kommuner in Norway

Here is an overview of sociodemographic and purchasing power data for Norway from our global data offering to bring your geomarketing, target group analyses and location analyses to the next level. Additionally, for Norway we also have the following area boundaries (vector boundaries, polygons) available: Seamless and full country coverage of the 100 x 100 m, PC 4-digit and Kommuner. Our globally consistent and comparable data allows you to draw comparisons between Norway and any other country in the world.

Data that can currently be licensed from mbi for Norway

Each attribute or geographical level can be licensed individually.

Geographic level
Area levelgridpostaladmin
Name100 x 100 mPC 4-digitKommuner
Number of areas3357356
PolygonsNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
Data / Variables
Age bandsNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
Sex / GenderNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
HouseholdsNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
UnemployedNo/Not AvailableNo/Not AvailableYes/Available
Purchasing powerNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
Retail SpendingNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
Retail TurnoverNo/Not AvailableNo/Not AvailableYes/Available
Retail CentralityNo/Not AvailableNo/Not AvailableYes/Available
Consumer Spending by Product GroupsNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
Households by Income QuintilesNo/Not AvailableNo/Not AvailableYes/Available
Education (country-specific)No/Not AvailableNo/Not AvailableYes/Available
Households by Type (country-specific)No/Not AvailableNo/Not AvailableYes/Available
Marital status (country-specific)No/Not AvailableNo/Not AvailableYes/Available
Consumer StylesNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
Daytime PopulationNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
Online-Shopping AffinityNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
Socio Bundle PlusNo/Not AvailableYes/AvailableYes/Available
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Geodata for Norway: Empowering Business Strategies with Precise Data

Norway, known for its breathtaking natural landscapes and high standard of living, is a prime location for businesses aiming to integrate technology and sustainable practices into their operations. MBI’s geodata offerings for Norway are crafted to support businesses and other stakeholders with connections to Norway, providing vital insights for geomarketing, GIS, expansion planning, spatial analysis, transportation planning, location intelligence analysis, and risk management.

Geographical Levels and Products

MBI’s geodata for Norway is available across three levels:

  • Grid: Divides the country in 100 by 100 meter squares, providing hyper-granular data on population.
  • PC 4-digit (Postal Codes): Reflecting Norway’s postal code system, this level is essential for logistics, retail planning, and localized market analysis. It provides comprehensive data, including Population, Daytime Population, Consumer Styles, Purchasing Power, Socio Demographics, and Digital Boundaries, facilitating tailored strategies to regional characteristics and optimizing service delivery.
  • Kommuner (Municipalities): This level offers in-depth insights into Norway’s municipalities, including data on even more socio-economic characteristics, like Unemployed or Retail Turnover. These insights support businesses in targeted planning and development, enabling strategies that address the unique needs of diverse communities.

Country-Specific Insights

Although Norway is a small country, it is very interesting for international companies as it has one of the highest standards of living in the world and a high purchasing power. MBI’s Geodata provides detailed insights into the diverse customer groups in the Norwegian market, enabling more precise market segmentation.

Use Case

A sustainable fashion brand is expanding in Norway and seeks optimal locations for new stores. Detailed geodata on retail spending, consumer styles, and daytime population are crucial. Data on retail spending, indicate strong customer potential. Insights into consumer styles help the brand choose locations aligned with sustainable shopping preferences. Analysis of the daytime population ensures stores are placed in high-traffic areas, maximizing visibility and sales. Using MBI’s geodata, the brand can strategically select store locations to attract the right customers and drive business growth.

Why Use Geodata from MBI for Norway

MBI’s geodata solutions are instrumental not only for empowering businesses in Norway to innovate, expand efficiently, and capitalize on market dynamics but also for any other stakeholder in the country. By leveraging detailed insights across various geographic levels, businesses can navigate complexities, seize opportunities, and contribute to Norway’s economic growth and prosperity.

Advantages of our administrative Boundaries

  • Worldwide, seamless coverage of postal and administrative boundaries
  • The layers are topographically correct and country borders fit seamlessly together without overlaps and gaps
  • Data and areas can be easily combined in one layer thanks to a unique key, enabling cross-country analysis
  • Constant updates guarantee a current data status
  • The vintage compatibility between the MBI boundaries and the MBI Sociodemographic and Purchasing Power data is guaranteed
  • Simple update by uniform layout of the layer names
  • The higher-level area hierarchies are included with the boundary files
  • Digital boundaries are in a vector format to allow visualization in any zoom levels

Smart Combination

The territorial vintages of the worldwide area boundaries are compatible with our globally consistent and comparable socio-economic data. We offer you the best basis for well-founded and data-based decisions. If desired, we can integrate the MBI data directly into our digital boundaries. So, you can load them directly into your system without any additional steps and use them immediately.


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