December 26, 2016

The Norwegian unemployment numbers are available in CSV-format.

CSV

In the devember publication, there is a link to a CSV-file. (NAV - Helt ledige. Fylke og kommune. Desember 2016)[https://www.nav.no/no/NAV+og+samfunn/Statistikk/Arbeidssokere+og+stillinger+-+statistikk/Hovedtall+om+arbeidsmarkedet]. The file uses the European semicolon-delimited format and encoded in latin1. The convention used for missing values is a *. The file can be read using the following command.

df <- read.csv2("https://www.nav.no/no/NAV+og+samfunn/Statistikk/Arbeidssokere+og+stillinger+-+statistikk/Hovedtall+om+arbeidsmarkedet/_attachment/455392?_download=true&_ts=15925c28858", fileEncoding = "latin1", na.strings="*")

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