Number of Norwegian online newspapers by category
Media researcher Sigurd Høst annually compiles information about all Norwegian newspapers published minimum once a week, and presents the results in a report titled 'Avisåret'. At regular intervals Høst also makes a survey of Norwegian online newspapers.

The overview below covers online versions of paid print newspaper titles only. Neither free papers nor web-only newspapers are included.

Number of Norwegian online newspapers by category 1996 - 2016

Newspaper type19961997199819992000200120032005200620082010201120122013201420152016  
Updated news service----47------------ 
Updated news service, dailies---12-392338606963585762646666 
Updated news service, non-dailies-----716365877483238466690101 
Substantial online paper1636374757636644282440584943261611 
Limited online paper2916191822385163492644464635311917 
Samples from print edition-----------467763 
Own homepage1710151913132424172120192121211512 
Paywall/paid content----------25152755125151 

By the end of each year or January the following year.

Years 1997-1999 include daily newspapers only.

The information is not updated every year.

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