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12598: Income indicators for different low income groups (per cent) 2008 - 2021

Elisabeth Omholt, Statistics Norway
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Aurora Hattrem, Statistics Norway
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Jon Epland, Statistics Norway
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Lene Sandvik, Statistics Norway
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2022-12-21 08:00
Persons in households without any economically active persons (per cent):
per cent
Persons in households where income form work is the main household income (per cent):
per cent
Persons in households receiving housing support (per cent):
per cent
Persons in households receiving social assistance (per cent):
per cent
Persons in households receiving housing support and social assistance (per cent):
per cent
Persons in households where interest expences equals more than 15 per cent of total income (per cent):
per cent
Persons in households with total debt more than three times total income (per cent):
per cent
Persons belonging to a household where the main income earner has a low level of formal education (per cent):
per cent
Persons in households without any economically active persons (per cent):
31.12.
Persons in households where income form work is the main household income (per cent):
31.12.
Persons in households receiving housing support (per cent):
31.12.
Persons in households receiving social assistance (per cent):
31.12.
Persons in households receiving housing support and social assistance (per cent):
31.12.
Persons in households where interest expences equals more than 15 per cent of total income (per cent):
31.12.
Persons in households with total debt more than three times total income (per cent):
31.12.
Persons belonging to a household where the main income earner has a low level of formal education (per cent):
31.12.
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Total number of persons and the percentage share of persons with low income can be found in table 12599. Figures for 2020 were corrected on September 2, 2022. Salary compensation for those who are temporarily laid off (¿lønnskompensasjon¿) was included twice in the calculation of total income, and thus figures for total income were about 7 billion NOK too high.

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Couples with children aged 0-17 years in the lowest income class

The decile with the lowest after-tax income per consumption unit (EU scale)

Single people under 35 years of age

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

Receivers of disability benefit

From 2015 and on, disability benefit is taxed after the same rules as income from work. Before 2015, this group was called 'Receivers of Disability pension', and disability pension was taxed as 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.

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.

Long-term unemployed

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

Receivers of work assessment allowance

Before 2010, this includes people in households where the main income earner was 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.

People on social assistance

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

Long-time recievers of social assistance

Persons having recieved social assistance for at least 6 months of the year.

Long-time recievers of social assistance

In 2016, the registered receiving period for some of the long term receivers of social assistance in Oslo were too short, which makes the numbers not directly comparable with the years before and after.

Immigrants from EU, etc.

Background from countries in the EU/EEA, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Immigrants from EU, etc.

Background from countries in the EU/EEA, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Immigrants from EU, etc.

After a revision in 2015, the number of persons in this group increased, especially persons 65 years and older.

Immigrants from Africa, Asia, etc.

Background from countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe except the EU/EEA, Switzerland and Oceania except Australia and New Zealand.

Norwegian-born to immigrant parents from Africa, Asia, etc.

Background from countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe except the EU/EEA, Switzerland and Oceania except Australia and New Zealand.

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Persons in households where income form work is the main household income (per cent)

Income from work here includes sickness benefits and parental benefit on birth.

Persons in households receiving housing support (per cent)

Only housing allowance received from the Norwegian Housing Bank is included.

Persons in households receiving housing support and social assistance (per cent)

Only housing allowance received from the Norwegian Housing Bank is included.