1982 1. divisjon
|Goals scored||355 (2.69 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Tor Arne Granerud|
|Biggest home win||Vålerengen 5–1 Rosenborg|
(13 June 1982)
Lillestrøm 4–0 Fredrikstad
(29 August 1982)
Vålerengen 4–0 Mjøndalen
(5 September 1982)
|Biggest away win||HamKam 0–4 Rosenborg|
(27 June 1982)
|Highest scoring||Lillestrøm 7-4 Molde|
(8 August 1982)
|Longest winning run||Lillestrøm|
|Longest unbeaten run||Viking|
|Longest winless run||Start|
|Longest losing run||Lillestrøm|
Rosenborg 1–1 Start
(16 May 1982)
Sogndal 0–0 Mjøndalen
(10 October 1982)
|Average attendance||4,569 22.3%|
22 games were played with 2 points given for wins and 1 for draws. Number eleven and twelve were relegated. The winners of the two groups of the 2. divisjon were promoted, as well as the winner of a series of play-off matches between number ten in the First Division and the two second-placed teams in the two groups of the 2. divisjon.
Viking won the championship, their seventh title.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Viking (C)||22||11||7||4||39||24||+15||29||Qualification for the European Cup first round|
|2||Bryne||22||10||6||6||25||25||0||26||Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round|
|10||Fredrikstad (R)||22||5||8||9||22||31||−9||18||Qualification for the relegation play-offs|
|11||Sogndal (R)||22||5||6||11||25||33||−8||16||Relegation to 2. divisjon|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
The qualification play-off matches were contested between Fredrikstad (10th in the 1. divisjon), Eik (2nd in the 2. divisjon - Group A), and Steinkjer (2nd in the 2. divisjon - Group B). Eik won both their games and were promoted to the 1. divisjon.
- Fredrikstad 2–3 Eik
- Steinkjer 1–3 Fredrikstad
- Eik 2–1 Steinkjer
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion or relegation|
|1||Eik (P)||2||2||0||0||5||3||+2||4||Promotion to 1. divisjon|
|2||Fredrikstad (R)||2||1||0||1||5||4||+1||2||Relegation to 2. divisjon|
|3||Steinkjer||2||0||0||2||2||5||−3||0||Remained in 2. divisjon|
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.