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Members of employer and trade union organisations

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Next update

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Key figures

1 259 781

number of gainfully employed members in employee organizations

Members of trade union organisations
Working members
20162017
All associations of wage earners1 249 3051 259 781
The Norwegian Federation of Trade Unions588 845592 624
Confederation of Vocational Unions149 411150 256
Confederation of Unions for Professionals255 545259 779
Federation of Norwegian Professional Associations156 912165 492
Other associations of wage earners98 59291 630

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About the statistics

The statistics cover employers' associations, national associations for wage earners and the umbrella organisations to which the individual organisations belong. Organisations that limit their activities to purely professional issues are not included in the statistics. The number of members in national associations for wage earners includes all registered members and thus also includes non-working students, pensioners etc.

Definitions

Definitions of the main concepts and variables

Employers' associations. Employers' Associations are in this case understood as associations that assist their members in wage agreements and wage negotiations. Organizations that limit their activities to questions of a purely professional nature are not included in the statistics. Trade union organizations. Nation-wide associations for wage earners that assist their members in wage agreements and wage negotiations. Organizations that limit their activities to questions of a purely professional nature are not included in the statistics. The number of members of nation-wide associations for wage earners includes all registered members and includes nonworking students, pensioners etc. Employees in the employers' associations enterprises. The number of employees in the enterprises includes all employees whether they are employed at the end of the year or not. Members of trade union organizations. The number of members of nation-wide associations for wage earners includes all registered members and includes nonworking students, pensioners etc. at the end of the year.

Standard classifications

Industrial classification. A key component of the wage statistics is classification by industry in accordance with the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC2002) , which is the Norwegian version of the International Standard Industrial Classification (SIC94). More information in NOS D 383 Standard Industrial Classification .

Administrative information

Name and topic

Name: Members of employer and trade union organisations
Topic: Culture and recreation

Responsible division

Division for Labour Market and Wage Statistics

Regional level

National level.

Frequency and timeliness

Annually.

International reporting

By agreement the statistics are reported to Eurostat, OECD and ILO.

Microdata

Not relevant

Background

Background and purpose

The purpose of the statistics is to provide an overview of how large a part of the population is organized in a trade union. In addition, concerning the employers' associations, to provide an overview of the total number of enterprises as well as the number bound by wage agreement and the number of employees in these enterprises. Statistics Norway have since 1977 been produced annually statistics on members in employer and trade union organizations.

Users and applications

Major users are research institutes and the media. By agreement the statistics are reported to Eurostat, OECD and ILO.

Equal treatment of users

No external users have access to the statistics and analyses before they are published and accessible simultaneously for all users on ssb.no at 08.00 am. Prior to this, a minimum of three months' advance notice is given in the Statistics Release Calendar. This is one of Statistics Norway’s key principles for ensuring that all users are treated equally.

Coherence with other statistics

The statistics are closely associated to the statistics to work stoppages. Information about the number of members, and any work stoppages are collected on the same questionnaire.

Legal authority

None. Voluntary census.

EEA reference

None.

Production

Population

The population includes all enterprises in The Central Register of Establishments and Enterprises in the industial groups "Activities of business employers organization" and "Activitiew of trade unions". The population cover employers' and national associations for wage earners that assist their members in wage agreements and wage negotiations as well as the main associations to which the individual organizations belong. Organizations that limit their activities to questions of a purely professional nature are not included in the statistics.

Data sources and sampling

The population is established by using the industrial classification in The Central Register of Establishments and Enterprises.

The census of all organizations includede in the population.

Collection of data, editing and estimations

The staistc is a voluntary with 31 December as the referenceperiod. Questionnaires are sent some weeks before the census date in april, with the deadline of threee weeks after the census date.

Control and revision of the information is manually and aims to secure the consistency of the information from one year to another. The The organizations are contacted to clarify any uncertainties.

None.

Seasonal adjustment

Not relevant

Confidentiality

None.

Comparability over time and space

The statistics are comparable from 1977.

Accuracy and reliability

Sources of error and uncertainty

The statistics are based on a census, thereby avoiding uncertainty associated with sample variance and non-response associated with sample survey.

There are still sources of errors in statistics. A possible source of error is incorrect reporting by the respondent. In this case organizations either fill in an incorrect figure for the number of members responding error or uncertainty about the number of members. Another source of uncertainty is none response, which is very rare.

Revision

Not relevant

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