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Municipal fees up 2.4 per cent

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Annual municipal residential fees rose by 2.4 per cent on average from January 2016 to January 2017. The average household pays around NOK 11 200 for the municipal services of water, waste water, waste services and chimney sweeping/inspection.

 

Municipal fees increased less than the CPI for the second year running. The fee category that saw the largest increase in 2016 also had the largest increase in 2017, and the other categories also followed in the same order. For the country as a whole, chimney sweeping and inspection fees increased the most, with 3.9 per cent. Waste water fees rose 2.5 per cent, while the price for waste services increased 2.4 per cent. The water fees went up 2.1 per cent from 2016 to 2017.

Figure 1

Total municipal residential charges (incl. VAT). 2017

Figure 2. Municipal residential charges (incl. VAT). 2017

Water Waste water Waste services Chimney sweeping
The whole country 3320 4318 3355 464
Oslo/Akershus 2670 3813 3966 345
Hedmark/Oppland 4275 5626 2780 588
Sør-/Øst-Norge 3271 5023 2834 474
Agder/Rogaland 2519 3859 3325 406
Vest-Norge 3592 4041 2835 540
Trøndelag 3722 4124 3415 493
Nord-Norge 3975 3920 4250 528

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