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GN 01711.010 Overview of the Norwegian Social Security System - Introduction

Norway provides old-age, survivors, and disability benefits through two separate programs:

  • a basic pension program that pays residence-based benefits, and

  • a supplementary pension program that pays earnings-related benefits.

In addition to retirement, survivors and disability benefits, the Norwegian system also provides medical and health insurance benefits, unemployment benefits and occupational injury benefits.


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GN 01711.010 - Overview of the Norwegian Social Security System - Introduction - 04/16/1995
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:04/16/1995