Brannteknisk Forening, the Norwegian fire industry association, collects annual figures for the numbers of sprinklers and water mist nozzles sold in the country. In 2019 manufacturers sold 801,320 sprinklers, a reduction of 8% from 2018, a year which saw dramatic growth. Nevertheless 2019 was the second highest year on record. Of these sprinklers, 24% were residential.
The water mist market grew by 8% to 29,213 nozzles. 73% of them were residential nozzles. Water mist now makes up 3.5% of the Norwegian water-based fire suppression market.
Norway installs more sprinklers and nozzles per capita than any other country. For more details of the Norwegian shipments see Norwegian Sprinkler Statistics_2019.