Higher turnover for waste activities
The turnover for local kind of activity units within water, sewerage and waste management and remediation activities rose by 7 per cent from 2014 to 2015.
In the local kind of activity units within waste activities and materials recovery, NOK 11.3 billion of the turnover came from materials recovery, NOK 8.2 billion from waste collection and the remaining NOK 2.8 billion from waste treatment and disposal.
Figure 1. Turnover by industry division. Local kind-of-activity units
|36 Water supply||469||419||416||419||406||422||471||490|
|38.1 Waste collection||8148||7570||8460||9060||8593||8620||8771||8206|
|38.2 Waste treatment and disposal||2091||2184||2503||2253||2416||2671||2133||2771|
|38.3 Materials recovery||7815||6006||7929||8939||9344||9230||9928||11324|
|39 Remediation, other waste managem.||142||247||413||398||378||204||139||183|
Rise in value added
Total value added at factor prices amounted to NOK 7.8 billion, up 10 per cent from 2014. Waste collection and materials recovery was the largest industry, with a value added of NOK 6.9 billion.
Waste collection still has most employees
A total of 8 936 persons were employed within water, sewerage and waste in 2015. Waste collection employed just over 4 000, while remediation and other waste management employed under 100 persons.
Figure 2. Employment by industry division. Local kind-of-activity units
|36 Water supply||597||327||332||332||328||355||391||408|
|38.1 Waste collection||4380||3880||4165||4138||4018||4011||4101||4001|
|38.2 Waste treatment and disposal||778||763||826||697||763||776||653||853|
|38.3 Materials recovery||1981||1887||2030||2140||2124||2190||2477||2788|
|39 Remediation, other waste managem.||65||69||100||102||111||98||100||90|
More tables and numbers about Structural business statistics for water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities