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08763: Percentage of people in households with annual after-tax income per consumption unit below different distances to the median income (per cent) (closed series) 2004 - 2012

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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.Total population , Total population, students not included , People aged 16 years and over ,

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Student households and children below the age of 18 years who are living alone, are excluded.

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Receivers of old-age pension

People in households where the main income earner is a receiver of old-age pension.

Receivers of disability pension

People in households where the main income earner is a receiver of disability pension.

Pensioners within the Voluntary Early Retirement Scheme

People in households where the main income earner is a receiver of income from Voluntary Early Retirement Scheme.

Receivers of survivor's benefit

People in households where the main income earner is a receiver of survivor's benefit.

Single old-age pensioners, receivers of the minimum state pension

People in households where the main income earner is a receiver of old-age pension.

Single pensioners, receivers of the minimum state pension

Living alone and recipient of the minimum old-age pension or the minimum guaranteed disability benefit.

Longstanding illness

People in households where the main income earner is registered with longstanding illness. Included are people in receipt of rehabilitation allowances, persons incapable of full employment but parttaking in labour market schemes, and others. Up until 2005, persons who were incapable of full employment but who were taking part in programmes initiated by the National Insurance Scheme (e.g. school and work placements), and persons who were receiving vocational rehabilitation allowances, were not included in the statistics

Long-term unemployed

People in households where the main income earner has been continuously unemployed for 6 months or more

Non-western immigrants

People in households where the main income earner is an immigrant or person born in Norway with both parents of foreign origin from Asia, Africa, Latin-America, Eastern Europe and Oceania except Australia and New Zealand.

Refugees

People in households where the main income earner is a refugee

People on social assistance

People in households where the main income earner has received social assistance during the year

Single people under 35 years of age

Households consisting of one student are excluded from single people under 35 years of age

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EU-scale 50 per cent

Low-income threshold equal to 50 per cent of median equivalent income. Consumption units (EU-scale) have been calculated by giving the first adult in the household a value of 1.0, 0.5 for any additional adult (older than 16), and 0.3 for each child 0-16 years old.

EU-scale 60 per cent

Low-income threshold equal to 60 per cent of median equivalent income. Consumption units (EU-scale) have been calculated by giving the first adult in the household a value of 1.0, 0.5 for any additional adult (older than 16), and 0.3 for each child 0-16 years old.

OECD-scale 50 per cent

Low-income threshold equal to 50 per cent of median equivalent income. Consumption units (OECD-scale) have been calculated by giving the first adult in the household a value of 1.0, 0.7 for any additional adult (older than 16), and 0.5 for each child 0-16 years old.

OECD-scale 60 per cent

Low-income threshold equal to 60 per cent of median equivalent income. Consumption units (OECD-scale) have been calculated by giving the first adult in the household a value of 1.0, 0.7 for any additional adult (older than 16), and 0.5 for each child 0-16 years old.

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