Earnings and labour costs


Basis for employers' National Insurance contributions
The statistics shows basis for employer’s National Insurance contributions by different distinctions.
Overview of wages irrespective of industry or working hours.
Index of labour costs
The statistics measures changes in total labour costs per hour
Labour costs
The statistics provide an overview of the total costs of having an employee.

Analyses, articles and publications

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  1. Correlation between low wages and capacity to pay

    The report studies statistical relationships between low wages and firms' capacity to pay. The report shows that the proportion of employees with low wages and firms' capacity to pay varies substantially between and within industries.

  2. Inflation inequality and the measurement of real wages

    This report studies inflation inequality and the measurement of real wages in Norway from 2013 to 2022. Price indices for each household are calculated to illustrate how inflation in the period depends on the level of household wage income, and how this affects real wages.

  3. Low paying jobs

    Employees who change their employment, occupation, or industry more often leave low paying jobs for higher paying ones. Employees who stay in industries where low levels of earnings are more prevalent, and who have part-time work, more often stay in low paying jobs.

  4. Monthly earnings and inequality through 25 years

    From 1997 until around 2014 the inequality in the wage distribution in Norway increased. The lowest monthly earnings increased less rapidly than the highest earnings.

  5. Internal labor markets: A worker flow approach

    This paper develops a new method to study how workers’ career and wage profiles are shaped by internal labor markets (ILM) and job hierarchies in firms.

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