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Growth in NI contributions


The basis for employers’ National Insurance contributions amounted to NOK 1.280 billion in 2017, an increase of 2.9 per cent from 2016.

Within the public sector, the basis for employers’ National Insurance contributions increased by3.9 per cent between 2016 and 2017. Correspondingly, the private sector experienced a growth of 2.5 per cent.

Figure 1. Basis for employer's National Insurance contributions, by sector. Percentage growth

Percentage change 2012-2013 Percentage change 2013-2014 Percentage change 2014-2015 Percentage change 2015-2016 Percentage change 2016-2017
Public sector 4.5 6.6 1.3 5.1 3.9
Private sector 5.4 4.0 2.3 1.1 2.5
Total 5.1 4.7 2.0 2.1 2.9