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Labour costs were NOK 353 000 in manufacturing
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Labour costs were NOK 353 000 in manufacturing

The average labour costs per full-time equivalent employee in manufacturing were NOK 353 000 in 2000. In comparison, total labour costs were NOK 350 000 in construction and NOK 332 000 in wholesale and retail trade.

Labour costs include direct costs and indirect costs.

Direct costs: More than 80 per cent

Included in direct costs we find wages and salaries, holiday pay and other costs for days not worked.

In manufacturing the direct costs were NOK 291 000 or 82.6 per cent of the total labour costs, in construction NOK 288 000 or 82.3 per cent of the total, and in wholesale and retail trade the direct costs were NOK 272 000 or 82.0 per cent of the total labour costs.

Indirect costs: 61 000

Indirect costs include salaries in kind, costs for safety and health, social contributions, taxes and training costs.

In manufacturing the indirect costs were NOK 61 300 or 17.4 per cent of the total labour costs, in construction NOK 62 000 or 17.7 per cent of the total, and in wholesale and retail trade the indirect costs were NOK 59 700 or 18.0 per cent of the total labour costs.

About the statistical basis

The statistics are based on information from a sample of 1 187 enterprises in manufacturing, 351 enterprises in construction and 635 enterprises in wholesale and retail trade. This is the first part of statistics from the labour cost survey 2000. In the second week of 2002 statistics for enterprises in oil and gas extraction, electricity supply, hotels and restaurants, transport and communication, financial intermediation, real estate, business services, private education, health and social work and social and personal service activities will be published. The statistics will not include agriculture, forestry, fishing, public administration and defence.

Also other European countries will publish statistics from labour cost survey 2000 in 2002.

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