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Incomes increased by 6 per cent
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Incomes increased by 6 per cent

Gross income for the self-employed amounted to NOK 533 000 on average in 2010. This is an increase of NOK 32 000 or 6 per cent from the previous year.

Personal income from wages and public pensions amounted to NOK 255 000 on average, increasing NOK 11 000 or 5 per cent from the previous year. Entrepreneurial income amounted to NOK 228 000 and capital income amounted to NOK 49 000, increasing respectively NOK 9 000 and NOK 12 000 from 2009.

A total of 330 000 persons had assessed entrepreneurial income in 2010. Of these, over 263 000 persons where assessed as a sole proprietorship. The remaining 67 000 persons had entrepreneurial income from other company structures, share fishermen, sole proprietorships with operating income under NOK 50 000 or were partners who are exempt from submitting a tax assessment.

Number of self-employed. 2010
  Total Main income
   primary industies
Main income
   other industies
Main income
   wages and pensions
Number of self-employed  330 085 31 259  107 440  191 386
Of which number of sole proprietors  262 929 22 797 94 395  145 737

Almost 60 per cent of the self-employed have their main income from wages and public pensions. Over 31 000 persons had their main income from primary industries, and about 107 000 persons had their main income from other industries.

Sole proprietorships in primary industries

Operating profit amounted to NOK 327 000 on average for sole proprietorships with main income from primary industries. Compared with 2009, operating profit increased by NOK 48 000 or 17 per cent in 2010. Operating income amounted to NOK 1 360 000 on average, increasing NOK 114 000 or 9 per cent from the previous year. Operating expenses increased from NOK 966 000 on average in 2009 to NOK 1 032 000 in 2010. Expenses increased by 7 per cent.

Sole proprietorships in other industries

Sole proprietorships with main income from other industries had operating profit over NOK 456 000 on average, about 3 per cent more than 2009. Operating income amounted to NOK 1 203 000 in 2010 on average, increasing NOK 6 000 or 0.5 per cent from the previous year. Operating expenses amounted to NOK 747 000 on average, decreasing NOK 7 000 from the previous year.

Sole proprietorships in electrical installation and plumbing, heat and air conditioning installation had operating profit of respectively NOK 506 000 and NOK 521 000 on average. Sole proprietorships in joinery installation and painting had operating profit of respectively NOK 361 000 and NOK 368 000 on average.

Sole proprietorships in medical practice activities had operating profit of NOK 1 094 000 in 2010 on average. Operating income amounted to NOK 1 776 000 average, increasing NOK 13 000 or almost 1 per cent.

Sole proprietorships in domestic trade had operating profit of NOK 372 000 in 2010 on average. Operating income and operating expenses in domestic trade amounted to respectively NOK 2 436 000 and NOK 2 064 000 in 2010.

Main income from wages and public pensions

Operating profits for sole proprietorships with main income from wages and public pensions amounted to NOK 44 000 on average in 2010, increasing 16 per cent from the previous year. Operating income and operating expenses amounted to respectively NOK 235 000 and NOK 191 000 on average.

About the statistics

The data is collected electronically from the Directorate of Taxes. There has been a change in how these data are organised, taking effect from 01.01.2009. This may have influenced the comparability with previous years.

A self-employed person is a person who conducts business at his or her own risk. Married couples are counted as two self-employed persons when they share the taxable entrepreneurial income. One self-employed person can run more than one business. The self-employed are classified by whether their main incomes come from primary industries, other industries or wages and pensions.

For more information please see About the statistics .

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