Economic value creation

The Group's financial gross value creation amounted to NOK 15 439 million in 2015 (22 312). Values created are distributed to a number of stakeholders, in Norway and abroad.

Social accounts

  • Economic value creation: NOK 15 439 million
  • Dividend to the state: NOK 1604 million
  • Taxes and fees to the state and municipalities in Norway: NOK 3665 million

Tax contribution

  • Tax contribution to Norwegian municipalities 1): NOK 1523 million
  • Tax contribution to the ten municipalities that received the largest tax contributions: NOK 739 million (49%)
  • Five municipalities receiving the largest tax contributions:    
    - Vinje – NOK 110 million    
    - Hemnes – NOK 98 million    
    - Suldal – NOK 88 million    
    - Rana  – NOK 81 million    
    - Odda – NOK 79 million

1) Includes property taxes, licence fees and natural resource tax

Employment

  • Number of employees as of 31 Dec. 2015: 4170    
    - Of which in Norway: 2365 (57%)     
    - Of which abroad: 1805 (43%)