|Goals scored||501 (3.8 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Isabell Herlovsen
|Biggest home win||Røa 7–0 Fart|
|Biggest away win||Fart 0–11 Arna-Bjørnar|
|Highest scoring||Fart 0–11 Arna-Bjørnar|
|Longest winning run||11 games - Røa|
|Longest unbeaten run||15 games - Stabæk|
|Longest winless run||22 games - Fart|
|Longest losing run||22 games - Fart|
The 2012 Toppserien is the twenty-sixth season of top-tier women's football in Norway since its establishment in 1987. A total of 12 teams contested the league, ten returning from the 2011 season and the two teams promoted from the First Division, Vålerenga and Fart.
The season started on 14 April 2012.
Changes from 2011
- Norway fell from 8th to 11th in the UEFA coefficient rankings for the 2013–14 European season. Thus the runners-up is no longer qualified to the Champions League.
- The eleventh placed teams will play a promotion/relegation play-off against the second leagues second place finisher. A play-off was last played in 2006.
||Qualification or relegation
|1||LSK Kvinner (C)||22||18||2||2||66||17||+49||56||2013–14 UEFA Women's Champions League|
|12||Fart (R)||22||0||0||22||9||108||−99||0||Relegation to 1. divisjon3|
Updated to games played on 11 November 2012.
Source: NRK Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
1 Kattem were deducted 3 point because of license of act plan
2 Røa were deducted 2 point because of for lack of financial control
3 After Kattem withdrew their team, Fart were offered their place in the 2013 Toppserien, but declined.
Kattem had to face second leagues second place finisher Medkila in a two-legged play-off match for the right to play in the 2013 Toppserien. Kattem won the playoff, but subsequently withdrew their team from the league. Medkila were promoted to take their place in Toppserien.
14 November 2012
|Kattem||3 – 0||Medkila|
17 November 2012
|Medkila||3 – 2||Kattem|
Harstad Stadion, Harstad
|1||Isabell Herlovsen||LSK Kvinner||25|
|3||Cecilie Pedersen||LSK Kvinner||19|
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