The number of young people applying for jobs in Norway has increased considerably. In 2008 16,000 youths worked in Norway and 5,000 in Denmark. The picture shows the Öresund bridge
A new Statistics Sweden survey due to be published in May shows Nordic cross border commuting increased by 166 percent between 2001 and 2008. Swedes are most likely to work in neighbouring countries, and now 80 percent of Nordic citizens who commute to Denmark and Norway come from Sweden. Higher wages seem to be the biggest draw.