Income and wealth statistics for households

12599: Persons in households with low income (EU- and OECD-scale), by different groups. Number and per cent 2008 - 2018
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Latest update
2020-01-10
Contact
Elisabeth Omholt, Statistics Norway
+47 930 55 528
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Jon Epland, Statistics Norway
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Unit
Total number of persons:
persons
Share of persons with low income, EU-scale 50 per cent:
per cent
Share of persons with low income, EU-scale 60 per cent:
per cent
Share of persons with low income, OECD-scale 50 per cent:
per cent
Share of persons with low income, OECD-scale 60 per cent:
per cent
Reference time
Total number of persons:
31.12.
Share of persons with low income, EU-scale 50 per cent:
31.12.
Share of persons with low income, EU-scale 60 per cent:
31.12.
Share of persons with low income, OECD-scale 50 per cent:
31.12.
Share of persons with low income, OECD-scale 60 per cent:
31.12.
Source
Statistics Norway
Database
External PROD
Footnotes

Footnotes

People are classified into various groups by what characterizes the main income earner of the household to which they belong. This does not apply to 'People aged 18 years and older', 'People aged 18-24 years' and 'People aged 25-66 years': here all persons in these age groups are included.
group
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.
contents
Share of persons with low income, 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.
Share of persons with low income, 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.
Share of persons with low income, 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.
Share of persons with low income, 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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