NOK 25.9 billion in turnover
The turnover for local kind of activity units within water, sewerage and waste management and remediation activities rose by 6.5 per cent from 2015 to 2016.
In the local kind of activity units within waste activities and materials recovery, NOK 10.6 billion of the turnover came from materials recovery, NOK 10.2 billion from waste collection and the remaining NOK 2.9 billion from waste treatment and disposal, according to Structural business statistics for water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities.
Figure 1. Turnover by industry division. Local kind-of-activity units
|36 Water supply||419||416||419||406||422||471||490||514|
|38.1 Waste collection||7570||8460||9060||8593||8620||8771||8206||10240|
|38.2 Waste treatment and disposal||2184||2503||2253||2416||2671||2133||2771||2884|
|38.3 Materials recovery||6006||7929||8939||9344||9230||9928||11324||10571|
|39 Remediation, other waste managem.||247||413||398||378||204||139||183||216|
Decline in value added
Total value added at factor prices amounted to NOK 7.5 billion in 2016, up 3.8 per cent from the year before. Waste collection and materials recovery was still the largest industry, with a value added of NOK 6.4 billion.
Growth in number of employees
A total of 9 238 persons were employed within water, sewerage and waste in 2016. Waste collection employed 4 166, while remediation and other waste management employed only 66 persons.
Figure 2. Employment by industry division. Local kind-of-activity units
|36 Water supply||327||332||332||328||355||391||408||416|
|38.1 Waste collection||3880||4165||4138||4018||4011||4101||4001||4166|
|38.2 Waste treatment and disposal||763||826||697||763||776||653||853||857|
|38.3 Materials recovery||1887||2030||2140||2124||2190||2477||2788||2852|
|39 Remediation, other waste managem.||69||100||102||111||98||100||90||66|
Glenn Cato Andersen
Statistics Norway's Information Centre