In 2015 the numbers for private institutions with government mandate are included in the numbers for the health regions. Other private institutions are presented as 'private institutions'. Previously, several private institutions were included in the numbers for the health regions, and less institutions were presented as 'private institutions'. The affected variables cannot be compared with previous years.
Statistics Norway has adopted a new method that provides us with better information on settled percentage of full-time equivalent (FTE) in 2018. The new method has consequences for contractual hours FTE, and the change from 2017 to 2018 must therefore be interpreted with caution. Read more about the new method here: Ny metode gir bedre informasjon om arbeidstid