Economic value creation

The Group's gross value added amounted to NOK 20 824 million in 2013 (14 883). Values created are distributed to a number of stakeholders, in Norway and abroad. Below is a presentation of the Group's value creation in the form of tax contributions, dividends to the state, total investments and goods and services purchased.

Social accounts

  • Economic value creation: NOK 20 824 million
  • Dividend to the state: NOK 0
  • Taxes and fees to the state and municipalities in Norway: NOK 4291 million

Tax contribution

  • Tax contribution to Norwegian municipalities: NOK 1518 million
  • Tax contribution to the ten municipalities that received the largest tax contributions: NOK 752 million (50%)
  • Five municipalities receiving the largest tax contributions:     
    - Vinje – NOK 107 million     
    - Hemnes – NOK 96 million     
    - Suldal – NOK 96 million     
    - Rana  – NOK 83 million     
    - Odda – NOK 76 million

Investments

  • Total investments: NOK 13 344 million   
    - Of which in Norway: NOK 7338 million    
    - Of which abroad: NOK 6006 million

Goods and services purchased

  • Total consumption: NOK 6400 million
  • Total number of suppliers: 8500

Employment

  • Number of employees as of 31 Dec. 2013: 3734     
    - Of which in Norway: 2454 (66%)     
    - Of which abroad: 1280 (34%)