This is an archived release.
Stable taxi turnover
Turnover in the taxi industry was NOK 8.8 billion in 2014. This corresponds to the turnover in 2013. In the same period the number of trips and kilometers with passenger decreased with about 4 per cent.
|4th quarter 2014||2014||Change in per cent|
|4th quarter 2013 - 4th quarter 2014||2013 - 2014|
|Trips (1 000)||9 054||32 325||-2.2||-4.2|
|Turnover (NOK million)||2 498||8 807||2.8||0.0|
|Hours offered (1 000)||8 819||32 788||3.7||-0.3|
|Hours in operation (1 000)||2 886||10 376||-1.5||-3.1|
|Total length driven (1 000 km)||160 254||576 376||2.1||-2.1|
|Lenght driven with passengers (1 000 km)||86 439||309 013||0.1||-3.5|
|Turnover per trip (NOK/trip)||275.9||272.5||5.0||4.4|
|Kilometer driven with passenger per trip||9.5||9.6||2.2||-1.1|
|Capacity utilization per km driven (per cent)||53.9||53.6||-2.0||-1.5|
|Capacity utilization per hours offered (per cent)||32.7||31.6||-5.2||-3.1|
In 2014 the turnover per trip was NOK 272.5, which represented an increase of 4.4 per cent compared to 2013. Figures from the national taxi owner association show that taxi fares increased with 3.8 per cent from 2013 to 2014.
Less passenger kilometers and total kilometers
The taxis’ total mileage made up 576 million kilometers. This was 2.1 per cent less than in 2013. 53.6 per cent of total mileage was carried out with passengers in the car, equivalent to 309 million kilometer. This was 3.5 per cent lower than in 2013.
A total of 32.3 million taxi trips were carried out in 2014, a decrease of 4.2 per cent compared to 2013. An average trip with passenger was 9.6 kilometer.
Fewer trips and increased turnover in 4th quarter
Compared to 4th quarter 2013, the number of trips decreased 2.2 per cent to 9.1 million trips. Kilometers driven with passenger were however almost unchanged and turnover went up 2.8 per cent to NOK 2.5 billion in the period.
The quarterly figures for some variables for 2013 and 2014 are revised and were adjusted in this publication. This implies some discrepancies between figures in previously published articles and the new figures in the Statbank.