Norwegian Labour Party

Norwegian political party

The Norwegian Labour Party has been, since its founding in 1887, the main political party of the left in Norway. It is currently the party of government in the country. It is the biggest party in Norway.

Labour Party
LeaderJonas Gahr Støre
Parliamentary leaderHelga Pedersen
HeadquartersYoungstorget 2 A, 5th floor Oslo
Youth wingWorkers' Youth League
Membership200,500 (peak, 1950)[1]
55,869 (2011)[2]
IdeologySocial democracy,
Democratic socialism
Political positionCentre-Left
European affiliationParty of European Socialists
International affiliationSocialist International *
Nordic affiliationSAMAK
Slogan"Alle skal med"
("Everyone shall be included")
64 / 169
County Councils[3]
273 / 728
Municipal / City Councils[4]
3,373 / 10,781
Sami Parliament
14 / 39

* Formerly member of Comintern (1919–1923) and Labour and Socialist International (1938–1940).


  1. Røed, Lars-Ludvig (7 January 2009). "Lengre mellom partimedlemmene i dag". Aftenposten.
  3. "Valg 2011: Landsoversikt per parti" (in Norwegian). Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
  4. "Arbeidarpartiet". Valg 2011 (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 18 September 2011.

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