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Icelandic Engineers Flock to Norway

The number of Icelandic engineers working in Norway increased by 275 percent between the years 2008-2012, according to a Norwegian survey.

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In general, the number of engineers from other countries went up by 6,000 during the period, most of them Swedish and Polish, vísir.is reports.

In 2008, 40 Icelandic engineers worked on the Norwegian general market and 24 worked for the government while in 2012, 150 engineers worked on the general market and 98 for the government, making for a total of 248 Icelandic engineers working in Norway last year.

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