Number of Norwegian online newspapers by type
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 type 1996 - 2017

Newspaper type
1990199119921993199419951996199719981999  
Updated news service-------59- 
Updated news service, dailies---------12 
Substantial online paper------16363747 
Limited online paper------29161918 
Own homepage------17101519 
Other------9663 
Total------71738699 
Newspaper type
2000200120022003200420052006200720082009  
Updated news service47--------- 
Updated news service, dailies-39-23-3860-69- 
Updated news service, non-dailies-7-16-3658-77- 
Substantial online paper5763-66-4428-24- 
Substancial/updated news service total104109-105-118146-170- 
Limited online paper2238-51-6349-26- 
Own homepage1313-24-2417-21- 
Other43-5-22-1- 
Total143163-185-207214-218- 
Newspaper type
20102011201220132014201520162017  
Updated news service, dailies63585762646666- 
Updated news service, non-dailies483238466690101- 
Substantial online paper40584943261611- 
Substancial/updated news service total151148144151156172178179 
Limited online paper4446463531191712 
Samples from print edition-4677637 
Own homepage2019212121151212 
Other3549111042 
Total218222221223226222220218 
Paywall/paid content25152755125151175 
Notes:

The information applies to 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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